Learning about how enhancing the productivity and incomes of smallholder family farmers is key to progress, according to Barbara Ekwall.
Barbara Ekwall begins with the various ways FAO of The United Nations defines hunger and what regions are primarily focused in its initiatives.
We speak with Barbara Ekwall, Senior Liaison Officer at the North America Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Globally, almost 805 million people experience symptoms of severe hunger everyday. That means that one out of every nine people does not have enough food on their plate. FareShare, a UK-based charity that fights against hunger and food waste, currently provides over 13.2 million meals to people from sources of “hidden food.”