Food Security

The world produces enough food to feed everyone. So why do people go hungry?

A retail trader scoops kidney beans at his shop in Jammu May 30, 2008. Surprisingly strong Indian growth and a jump in inflation above 8 percent put an interest rate rise back on the agenda on Friday, although many analysts thought the Reserve Bank of India would remain focused on cash management.

Ending hunger requires social protection and pro-poor investment, argue the authors. Image: REUTERS/Amit Gupta

Jomo Kwame Sundaram
Assistant Director-General and Coordinator for Economic and Social Development, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations
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