Percentage Of Food Insecure People Will Drop Over Next Decade, Burden Will Shift From Asia To Africa, USDA Report Shows
Devex: Global food security: Insights from USDA projections
“The largest share of today’s 782 million food insecure global population can be found in Asia. By 2028, that figure will shrink by nearly half — though the greatest burden will shift to sub-Saharan Africa, according to the International Food Security Assessment for 2018-28. The report, produced by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, predicts the transition to occur as the percentage of food insecure people living in the world declines from 21 percent to 10 percent over the next decade…” (Cornish, 7/16).