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Food and Agriculture: Viet Nam

Indigenous Hmong women plant rice shoots in Bac Ha, Viet Nam.

According to World Bank figures, 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 491875. 25/06/2011. Bac Ha, Viet Nam. UN Photo/Kibae Park. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

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Taken on June 25, 2011