Access to food security and nutrition is a major global challenge, particularly in the LDCs. Three quarters of an estimated one billion hungry people live in rural areas of agriculture-based economies, and these people are the most affected by demographic growth and environmental challenges. For the 70 percent of the world’s poor who live in rural areas, agriculture is the main source of income and employment.
UNCDF’s financing models create a more sustainable environment for addressing local food security issues.
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