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World Food Day: Why the global food system needs urgent attention

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates that 1 billion people globally are employed in the agri-food system, making it the world’s largest economic sector. In one way or another, we’re all part of this system and have much to lose if it doesn’t work well – as captured in the 2021 theme for World Food Day, ‘Our actions are our future’.

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