Kamlong: Sustainable Off Season Tomato Production in North Central Luzon
Hunger and food security have long been an issue for many disadvantaged populations across the world, and the global health crisis has further added to the situation. According to the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, published by the Food and Agriculture Organization that came out in July 2021, between 720 and 811 million people worldwide suffered from hunger in 2020, up from 161 million in 2019. In 2020, almost 2.37 billion people lacked enough food, an increase of 320 million individuals in only one year. There has been no spared region on the planet. These figures are on top of the 690 million people who are currently hungry. In the Philippines, a similar influx of hungry individuals is occurring.