Millions of people around the world face uncertain supplies of food.
Food security, or the ability of people to access food, is usually discussed in the context of sustainable development. Yet it is also linked to health, environment and trade. Browse below DW content on the topic of food security.
In the southern African country of Zimbabwe, total life expectancy is less than 50 years, against a world average of 71 years. On top of that, Zimbabwe suffered one of the worst droughts in its history this year. The impact on agriculture has left more than 4.5 million Zimbabweans without enough to eat, according to the government.
Every year a third of all the food we produce gets thrown out, while nearly 800 million people globally don't have enough to eat. But in Chile, a growing number of initiatives are showing that it's possible to provide those in need with delicious, nutritious meals from food that was headed for the trash.