Facts about global food and hunger

Facts about global food and hunger

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People who do not have enough to eat

7.3 billion

World population today

9.1 billion

Projected population by 2050

3.1 million

Children under 5 who die each year due to malnutrition

230 million tons

Food produced annually in sub-Saharan Africa

222 million tons

Food wasted each year in rich countries

Sources: United Nations Population Fund; World Food Programme; Food and Agriculture Organization