Zero hunger: a reality or an illusion?

According to the World Food Program (WFP) 821 million people in the world do not have enough food to lead a healthy active life. That is about one in nine people on earth. Even more one in three – suffer from some form of malnutrition. The consequence is worse on children. Poor nutrition causes nearly half (45%) of deaths in children under five, that is, 3.1 million children each year (World Food Program, 2018). In a world characterized by disturbing rate of hunger, especially in most developing countries, one of the fundamental sustainable development goals has been to combat hunger through zero hunger. The question here is, is zero hunger really something we can achieve in today’s world or is it just an illusion?

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