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Published on Sep 15, 2011
In this episode, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) faces serious food shortages after a harsh winter and flooding led to failed harvests. Developing small and medium size agricultural businesses helps reverse the flow of migration from Moldova 20 years after the fall of the Soviet Union. In Senegal, planting and managing Acacia forests helps combat desertification while providing life-changing benefits to local communities.
One billion. That's the number of hungry people worldwide. The effects are heartbreaking. The causes myriad. Solutions are needed now to feed future generations. In this series, the UN 's three food agencies - FAO, WFP and IFAD - take us around the globe in search of answers to some of the most pressing questions we face today