Tackling hunger is one of the biggest challenges the world is facing. But it is not an impossible task as long as everyone plays their part. In principle, the earth has the capacity to provide sufficient food for all, but many obstacles come in the way. Germany’s special initiative “Eine Welt ohne Hunger” (SEWoH), which in English means “One World, No Hunger”, seeks to right this wrong. This global programme focuses on promoting innovation in the farming sector, establishing fair land ownership and land use rights, training farmers and creating value chains.
Germany has supported numerous initiatives of the Indian government like the mission to double farmers’ income. Since 2014, it has provided €86 million to fight hunger in rural areas, where farmers are hit hardest by climate change. Welthungerhilfe is one of the German organisations implementing the “One World, No Hunger” initiative. Let’s take a quick look at some programmes.