11 Oct Zero Hunger: 5 Earnest Steps in World Summon
Nowadays, in the middle of the zero hunger phenomenon, healthy and nourishing food is difficult to be found for many men and women across the globe. Children in hunger conditions are spread all over the world and most of them are overtaken by demise. Based on wfp.org, each night, food that is produced is enough for everyone in our surroundings.
Even, up to 811 million people cannot enjoy their conformity in living and are found in starving situations. In 2019, one in three children or 135 million people within 55 countries can be said to have a lack of enough nutrition or malnutrition. Empty stomach for everyone who experienced it ought to be concerned and resolved.
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The other challenges such as limited accessibility, lack of human resources, and poverty are certain examples that must be cleared up. For dealing with that, there are five earnest steps to zero hunger.
Reduce Food Waste
Each year, the amount of food waste is approximately one-third of the production and take costs the global economy almost US$ 1 trillion. In most developed countries, nourishment sometimes is vanished during the production process. After being successfully made, wasted food still remains on the plate. Furthermore, the farmers cannot distribute their crops to market and the goods are not processed effectively which give rise to those matters.
Make the Crops Become Sustainable
The major crops that become the main source of carbohydrates are rice, wheat, corn and soy. It represents 60 percent of all consumed calories across the globe nowadays. Food access, variety, and availability encourage farmers to explore and identify the more diverse range of crops due to the challenges of climate action or global warming. Tools and skills are the most important thing to be expanded by giving education in society about a wide range of nourishments and the importance of nutrition that is contained within it.
Make the Access Easier
In improving the supply sequence become much better, we ought to involve the access along with advanced tools such as roads, electricity, storage, infrastructure, and indeed, the farmers’ skills in reaching an extensive consumer base. It is due to the importance of nutritious nourishment and food reserve that will be consumed and wipe out hunger to zero hunger.
Prioritize the Nutrition for Children
The development of children is one of the pillars in improving the country itself. That is ought to be supported by remaining the health and nutrition measurement. In promoting healthy development and preventing obstruction, everyone including infants, children, teenagers, and adults has to pay attention to keep the good quality of nutritious foods.
Get the Furthest on the First Line
National governments have to broaden protection schemes for the most vulnerable in society by realizing the entire potential of globalized economic development. Raising the purchasing power of the poorest 2 billion people will make an incremental demand, establish new jobs in various fields, and jump-start the local economies by providing a chance for decent economic growth.
The food sector especially in the agriculture field ought to be executed immediately, as a result, the sustainability of food security is preserved, the hunger society is reduced, and food shortages can be resolved. So that, the 5 earnest steps would be better if applied as soon as possible. As we have seen from the preceding year, we should fight the hunger and finally find zero hunger. We should remember what Mohith Agadi said, “While farmers contribute to our survival, let us also do our part by showing them respect in form of not wasting food.”