Hunger in the Democratic Republic of Congo PPT

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925 million people suffered from hunger
in 2010.
 263 million are all from Sub-Saharan
Africa and North and Eastern part of
Africa.
 13.6 % of the world population lives in
hunger.

Democratic Republic of Congo has the
most hungry people in the world.
 Only 2% of their land is arable( usable for
farming).
 Most of their food is high in price
because of no land is farmable, and not
many people can afford food.

Gebisa Ejeta was a plant breeder & he
also studied genetics.
 This method of planting helped millions of
hungry children in Africa.
 He could find a way to plant sorghum
and make it last through droughts and
he could make clones of these plants.

Plant Breeding involves pollen and
genetic engineering. Plant Breeding
kind’ve makes plants become pet-like.
 Plant Breeding has been around since
the start of civilization. When you plant
breed, you can make a plant suitable for
a specific environment.
 They can do this on animals, food, and
other things.

In 2010, 1 in every 7 households lived in
hunger.
 Every 3.6 seconds, a person dies from
hunger, 75% of them are children.
 2 billion people are poor.
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Number of People Hungry in Millions
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Hungry in Millions
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We are the country that everyone looks
up to.
 If we spread the word maybe more and
more countries would help.
 We can be the role models in the world.
 Another reason, it isn’t fixed is because
we don’t have to face this in our lifes.

These changes can be started at
Northside and end up with many
changes to Africa and other countries.
 They have the same rights as us and they
deserve more.
 If we don’t help, WHO WILL?

Child Soldiers and Joseph Kony.
 No home, No Shelter.
 Food Crisis in 2011
 Diseases
 No Hospital Care
 And Many More
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You can feel free to ask any questions or
raise your hand and answer the
questions I provide.

Why yes, this is the end of my project, but
not the end of hunger in the Democratic
Republic of Congo and your journey can
help stop hunger in Africa.
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