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PROEXPOSURE World Food Day

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  • 1.
  • 2. World Food Day
    Food price swings, upswings in particular, represent a major threat to food security in developing countries. Hardest-hit are the poor. According to the World Bank, in 2010-2011 rising food costs pushed nearly 70 million people into extreme poverty.
    By PROEXPOSUREAtakltiMulu, Ashenafi Gudeta, Emmanuel and Annie Bungeroth.
  • 3. Worldwide, providing female farmers with equal rights to land and agricultural support could feed up to 150 million additional people.
    by Annie Bungeroth
  • 4. In this part of Ethiopia drought is a constant threat. Over the years people have seen the valley turn from green to brown. The effects of a changing climate mean people can no longer rely on farming for their survival
    Adigrat, Tigray, north Ethiopia
    by AtakltiMulu
  • 5. Local people have been busy building roads and improving irrigation. A concrete reservoir which collects water from mountain streams means people now have a decent supply.
    The effects have been instantaneous. Harvests have tripled, sometimes quadrupled.
    Gabre, 40yrs, watering his crops.
    Adigrat, Tigray, north Ethiopia
    by AtakltiMulu
  • 6. AtoTesfay, 30yrs tending his crops. Cabbages are a common crop in the valley.
    Adigrat, Tigray, north Ethiopia
    by AtakltiMulu
  • 7. by AtakltiMulu
  • 8. Woizeroberhan, 51 yrs, making injera bread.
    Adigrat, Tigray, north Ethiopia
    by AtakltiMulu
  • 9. Endu, 31yrs, feeding her chickens. She received a loan from a livelihood project and bought two sheep and six chickens.
    She received training on how to manage the chickens and sheep.
    Local development staff often come to visit and see how she is keeping the animals. Both sheep gave birth and one of the chickens started laying eggs the day before their visit.
    AratoMaytsedo, Ethiopia
    by Ashenafi Gudeta
  • 10. by Ashenafi Gudeta
  • 11. Immaculee working on her land. She received farming training.
    Nyundo, western province of Rwanda
    by Annie Bungeroth
  • 12. Immaculee's potato crop.
    Nyundo, western province of Rwanda
    by Annie Bungeroth
  • 13. Beetroot.
    Nyundo, western province of Rwanda
    by Annie Bungeroth
  • 14. Emmanuel’s neighbour shelling peas.
    Kigali, Rwanda
    by Emmanuel
  • 15. To find out more about PROEXPOSURE
    contact our friendly team
    on +44 (0)20 7275 8472
    or email Louise Norton proexposure@gmail.com
    Sources
    Food and Agriculture Organisations of the United Nations
    Sarah Davison
    Duncan Green (Guardian Oct 2011)

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