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How will humanity feed itself by 2050?

With almost 10 billion people predicted to be living on earth in 30 years’ time, the food system is working hard to feed a growing world. Here’s how it’s working to do that.
The food industry today faces a daunting task: feeding 10 billion mouths in a fair and sustainable way by 2050. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, food supply must more than double in 30 years to provide for the entire world.
 
 

Hunger pangs? Top 7 Ramadan pre-dawn satisfying snacks

Fasting from dawn-to-dusk in Ramadan could leave you exhausted, and as you are what you eat it’s time to get the low down on what foods will give you long-lasting energy.

 

Ramadan recipes: Enjoy hot, crunchy traditional Indian pakoras

By Uwe Micheel | Al Arabiya | 16 Jul 2014

Pangs of hunger are no stranger to Muslims marking Ramadan with dawn-to-dusk fasts and at the end of each day, you may find yourself running out of ideas for delicious and filling snacks. If you find yourself at a loss, why not cook up some Indian pakoras - crunchy, hot and flavorful fried vegetables.

 

World food prices jump again in March - U.N.’s FAO

Source : Reuters / 04 Apr 2014

Global food prices rose to their highest in almost a year in March, led by unfavorable weather for crops and political tensions over Ukraine, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

The Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) price index, which measures monthly price changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy, meat and sugar, averaged 212.8 points in March, up 4.8 points or 2.3 percent from February.

 

U.N. world food price index jumps 2.6 pct in February

By Naomi O'Leary / Reuters / 08 Mar 2014 

Global food prices rose 2.6 percent in February in the sharpest climb since mid-2012 due to unfavourable weather, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, with the crisis in Ukraine threatening to cause future volatility.

 

How orange juice holds the key to your health

By Vahdaneh Vahid / 08 Nov 2013

Oranges are almost certainly the best choice of fruit around today. They are picked only when ripe so they are sweet and easy on the digestive system. The great thing about this fruit is that it is available all year round as they store well. Also, with the high potassium and magnesium content they contain, as well as the citric acid, they can break down toxins in the human body.

 

One third of food wasted, costs world economy $750 billion: FAO

Source : Agencies / 12 Sep 2013

The UN food agency said one-third of all food produced in the world gets wasted, amounting to a loss of $750 billion a year.

The Rome-based Food and Agricultural Organization said in a report Wednesday that food in developing countries is wasted mostly due to poor harvesting techniques, while in high-income areas the primary cause of waste is careless consumer behavior.

 
 

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