Feed the Future at a Glance
More than one billion people—one-sixth of the world’s population—suffer from chronic hunger. Each year, more than 3.5 million children die from undernutrition. Hunger robs the poor of a healthy and productive life and stunts the mental and physical development of the next generation. Reducing chronic hunger is essential to build a foundation for investments in health, education and economic growth. It is critical to the sustainable development of individuals, communities and nations.
Learn more in the Feed the Future at a Glance fact sheet (pdf, 5.5mb).