World Food Day
It's time for Africa to embrace genetic modification technology in order to boost production and feed her children.
One third of food produced worldwide is wasted.
With recent estimates revealing that chronic undernourishment still persists for at least 815 million people globally, this
World Food Day, celebrated annually in over 150 countries, aims to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and to raise the awareness of the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all. This day provides me the perfect opportunity - as President of Foods at Unilever - to share how we are showing our support this year through our brands, our chefs and our partnerships.
World Food Day is a day of action against hunger. Every year on October 16, people around the world come together to show
Pesticides have an important role to play in ensuring that there is enough safe and healthy food for the world's population. The number of people in the world is growing with numbers expected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050.
We see stopping hunger as about more than food, which is why additional services, including fuel vouchers for pre-payment meters, budget cookery courses and money management advice can create a lasting impact by addressing the underlying causes of a person's crisis.
Today marks World Food Day, but it also sees the much anticipated UN Climate Change conference in Paris, COP21, edge ever
If we get this right, my great-great-granddaughter won't be witnessing the end to malnutrition, I will. And so will you.
World Food Day is a pinnacle time to highlight food sustainability whilst acknowledging the imminent climate change, and global warming predictions, as well as the increase in our global population digits.