Global Hunger



Did you know that farmed animals eat 5 times as much food as all humans, 7.27 Gt vs 1.54 Gt, per year? We are growing plenty of food, but in our system of extreme inequalities, we prioritize giving food to 1) rich people, 2) animals rich people eat and then 3) hungry poor people!


The statistic on food consumption of farmed animals vs. humans can be found in the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) Working Group 3, Chapter 11, Fig. 11.9, page 836.

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