"Hidden hunger" hits around 2 billion people worldwide


March 05, 2015.  

ZEF-director Joachim von Braun gave the opening key note at the Congress "Hidden Hunger" on March 4, 2015 in Stuttgart.

In his talk, von Braun pointed out that micro-nutrient deficiencies, called "hidden hunger", affect 2 billion people worldwide. He stressed that hidden hunger is not just a public health, food, and agriculture issue. Its root causes are complex problems of policy and market failures. These failures must be addressed by public policy, communications, and civil society movements.

You can read more about hidden hunger in the power point presentation downloadable below.

 

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