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We are ending hunger. We are making progress toward a world without hunger. It needs to be faster, but we can claim progress.

Even though over a billion of our human family still live in extreme poverty, and almost 850 million of those go hungry every day. the number of hungry around the world has significantly dropped over the past twenty years. That’s progress.

But…it should be more. We should be much further along in erasing such needless suffering.

We know we have more than enough food to feed every person on the planet. We have all the resources and knowledge necessary to achieve food security for all. Why then hasn’t it happened? What needs to happen before we care enough to act?

Why isn’t ending hunger in our lifetime a goal for every member of the human family?

Why isn’t ending hunger in our lifetime the central tenet for global cooperation among governments?

Why isn’t ending hunger in our lifetime a issue raised by every political leader?

Why isn’t ending hunger in our lifetime at the top of every human rights agenda?

Why isn’t ending hunger in our lifetime understood as a spiritual issue?

Why isn’t ending hunger in our lifetime the focus of all of the world’s religions?

Why isn’t ending hunger in our lifetime taught in every school?

Why isn’t ending hunger in our lifetime worthy of headline news?

Why isn’t ending hunger in our lifetime important enough to act?