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Mothers and their children waiting for a checkup at a health facility in Maiduguri, north-east Nigeria.

The UN’s appeal to assist people in north-east Nigeria is too late to avert a disaster eight years in the making. And now the money is set to run out

Fascinating/terrifying article about desertification (the bad kind), food insecurity, and the future of the human animal.  from Nature magazine http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2011/10/26/353997/nature-dust-bowlification-food-insecurity/

Feeding 9 billion people by mid-century in the face of rapidly worsening climate change will be huge problem

Hunger is an ongoing problem across the globe... but if the world produces enough food to provide everyone with 2,700+ calories each day, then what's REALLY the root problem of food security? Find out!

Hunger is an ongoing problem across the globe. but if the world produces enough food to provide everyone with calories each day, then what's REALLY the root problem of food security?

Understanding what food security means is important. If we actually know what "famine," “food insecurity” and other measures of hunger mean, for people living through them, we feel more motivated to help.