Food Security Fact Sheet.

Nearly one billion people endure the misery of chronic hunger, approximately one-sixth of the world’s population.  Responding to the underlying causes of global hunger and food insecurity, at the London G20 Summit in 2009, President Obama announced a global food security initiative that has the support of the world’s major and emerging donor nations, includes strong roles for our multilateral institutions, and is led by partner countries that are ready and willing to develop comprehensive plans and commit their own resources to agricultural and market development.   Food Security Fact Sheet

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