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What's the biggest food security challenge near you?


Meet 24-year-old Sithembile Ndema. She's fighting food security in her home country of Zimbabwe.

Read Sithembile's story -- and then get ready to fight food security where you are.

First, know what you're up against:
1) Understand today's reality -- investigate the the global hunger map
2) Develop your foresight -- and learn about the future food shortages we may all face
3) Prepare to change the future -- and discover why innovations in farming and agriculture are key to our survival.

Now that you've got a good idea what the fight is all about, it's time to find a story about food security challenges near you.

Who is affected by hunger and food insecurity in your community? What innovations are being used to combat it? Are there any amazing food security projects near you already?

Here are some links that can start you on your investigation... but feel free to look anywhere online for stories. Search for "food security" and your city, state, or country! Or ask other agents and mentors for help in the discussion forums.

Pick any link... and start investigating!
Here are some starter stories about innovations in tackling hunger today.

Here's a sneak at the food shortages we might face in the future -- and how we can start solving them today:

Your objective: Describe the biggest challenge to food security in your own local community or country -- and an innovative solution that is already underway.

Share your local insight with a blog post, video, or photo.


This objective is worth +1 local insight.
Get credit for your evidence! After you submit your evidence in a blog post, photo or video, go to the newly posted evidence page and log your evidence for this objective. Then you'll receive credit on your profile page!

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