How Do Communities And Academics Address Food Security?

849 WordsNov 28, 20154 Pages
How Do Communities and Academics Address Food Security? In between 1990-92 and 2010-12, the number of undernourished people, who mostly live in developing region, specifically South-Eastern Asia, has been rapidly decreasing for about 44% (FAO, 2012). Through this past few years, communities, government, and practitioners have done many efforts to enhance individual’s food security level. BYRC, or known as Broadway Youth Resource Centre teams up with several programs to provide food, life, housing, employment, and education services to low socioeconomic youths, between age 13-24 years old. Other communities have been working to maintain sustainable food systems through building community gardens, volunteering, and buying local produce. Moreover, government also plays a critical role in subsidizing funds or offering volunteer opportunities and training programs, and finally, practitioner has invented several sustainable agriculture techniques, including organic farming. Unfortunately, these efforts are not well received by every individual in the whole nation, resulting in the expansion number of undernourished people in some other parts of the world, for example in sub-Saharan Africa and Western Asia (FAO, 2012). By providing some synergies and tensions between communities, government, and practitioner approaches to improve food security, this paper is assessed to show the reasons why the progress of the efforts is unstable or sometimes diminishes, leading to the results
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