The future of food

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Do you know that by 2050 scientist predict that we’ll have over 9 billion people in the world? That is a lot more mouths to feed, but yet we are wasting billions of tons of food every year.We all need to teach our next generation to conserve and to savor each grain.——Allen Mak

Food assistance reaches to over 430,000 people affected by Ebola: WFP

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GENEVA, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) — The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) on Friday said it has provided food assistance to more than 430,000 people affected by the unprecedented Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. In support of a unified response under the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, WFP said it is ramping up its contribution to the humanitarian effort. “We’re delivering food, logistic support, planes, helicopters, ships and building treatment centers,” WFP’s regional director for West Africa Denise Brown said in a statement. WFP noted that food distribution was ongoing in all three countries, in both urban and rural areas, often house-to-house, one family at a time, with more food on the way. The UN Humanitarian Response Depot, managed by WFP, so far dispatched 224 metric tons, worth 1.9 million U.S. dollars, of protective gear, emergency health kits and equipment to the region. Meanwhile, WFP is

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