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Fifteen years ago, the Bilateral Trust Fund (BTF) was founded with the aim of launching beacon projects to move forward innovative strategies for improving food security and for fighting undernutrition and malnutrition internationally, supra-regionally and in partner countries.
This brochure, marking the BTF‘s 15th anniversary, is the first in a series of publications that we will be publishing to set out our previous track record, our current engagement and our future tasks, for we will continue in the years to come to strongly support and promote the worldwide realisation of the human Right to Food.
This publication is designed to provide readers with a compilation of facts and figures about German farming, allowing them to form their own opinions about farming and farming-related issues. The aim is to promote readers’ understanding by describing modern farming methods without ignoring controversial issues.
Deutsche Version: Landwirtschaft verstehen - Fakten und Hintergründe
As of: July 2016
The world’s population is growing. But today, at a global level, agriculture is currently producing one third more calories than necessary to feed all the people in the world. That means: In principle, there is enough food for everybody. Nevertheless one person in nine goes to bed hungry. Worldwide there are still 800 million people going hungry.
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Germany, the land of engineering ingenuity and industry, has at the same time always remained a country with a strong agricultural sector. Despite a high population density, half of the land in Germany is farmed. Around one million people, working in approximately 285,000 agricultural enterprises, produce more than 50 billion Euros’ worth of goods a year.
show video: "Understanding Farming" …