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Rice Production by Hill Tribes in Sapa, Viet Nam

A view of rice fields owned by local hill tribes in Sapa, Viet Nam.

Every year the world produces 356 kg of cereal per person, yet 40 million die of hunger. A more than 30% rise in food prices last year has taken a huge toll on the world’s poor.

Photo ID 491891. 23/06/2011. Sapa, Viet Nam. UN Photo/Kibae Park. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

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Taken on June 23, 2011