High Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of


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Country : Venezuela

Topic A : Food Security Food security is when all people at all times have access to a substantial, safe and nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life.It basically means that this issue includes both physical and economic access to food that suffices people’s needs and wants. The health of the citizen also matters when it comes to food security as it not only includes the amount of food which is produced to satisfy our hunger but should satisfy both, our hunger and our health.

The current challenges faced by the entire world is whether each and every living human being I s receiving adequate food to keep him/herself alive and the existence of undernourishment and the proportion of underweight children under the age of 5. Fortunately, these numbers have decreased, evidence that there has been a drastic change in the number of people affected by undernourishment and this is a huge accomplishment. Food security has improved everywhere in the world according to the Global Food Security Index (GFSI).

With this problem coming to an end , a new set of problems is coming onto the horizon which is the space available to produce food for the masses spread across the world. In addition, our resources are also degrading, our soils, freshwater, ocean, forests, and biodiversity are rapidly degrading. Climate change plays a destructive role in the abomination of these...

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