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10 Percent of People Live in Extreme Poverty – Mostly in Rural Areas

Touch the Soil News #1359 (Feature photo – Rural Poverty – Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license – Michael Gabler)

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations wants to focus international efforts at eradicating extreme rural poverty. Despite centuries of economic and financial development, modern systems are sufficiently limited in being able to rise to the occasion of including everyone. How would you solve the problem? It is odd that poverty is often worst in areas where food is grown.

You can read the full story here: http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/1198435/icode/

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