2013 Challenge

The Global Food Crisis is the official challenge of the 2013 Hult Prize. It was personally selected by Former US President Bill Clinton. At the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, President Clinton called to action university students around the world to develop social enterprises to eradicate one of modern day’s most critical yet solvable issues. He encouraged students to explore innovative solutions to the problem through a variety of lenses: distribution, manufacturing, production, technology.
The Global Food Crisis is the official challenge of the 2013 Hult Prize. It was personally selected by Former US President Bill Clinton. At the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, President Clinton called to action university students around the world to develop social enterprises to eradicate one of modern day’s most critical yet solvable issues. He encouraged students to explore innovative solutions to the problem through a variety of lenses: distribution, manufacturing, production, technology.

The Global Food Crisis is very real. Nearly one billion people are hungry. That’s one out of every four children. There are more hungry people on the planet than the combined populations of the USA, Canada and Europe. Ironically, our global economy produces enough food each year to feed everyone. Yet more than one-third of the food generated for human consumption continues to be lost or wasted.

  • fact 1

    1/4 of children population in the world are hungry

  • fact 2

    1/3 of food production is lost or wasted

  • fact 3

    Hungry people in world > than USA + EU + Canada population

  • fact 4

    Hunger is the world's most solvable challenge

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