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WG 5 - Food security and productive sanitation systems

WG 5 Introduction
The concept of food security has been perceived by many as one of the fundamental rights of human beings. Unfortunately, the prevailing reality on the ground has foiled this international claim gravely. The FAO estimated in 2006 that 854 million people worldwide are chronically hungry due to extreme poverty and about 2 billion people lack food security intermittently due to varying degrees of poverty. Considering the rising food and fertiliser prices, the increasingly limited global fertiliser and water resources and the continuous growth of the world population, the problem of food insecurity is likely to worsen in the coming decades.
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Leads
The lead of this working group is Robert Gensch and the co-lead is Gina Itchon:

Robert Gensch - Working Group 05
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German Toilet Organisation (GTO), Germany
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Xavier University, Philippines
 
 
How to join the working group?

Why become a member of a working group?

  • You can work with other experts on several issues to promote sustainable sanitation
  • You will gain access to information on working group processes
  • You can be active by hosting SuSanA meetings and/or by organising activities/events to promote sustainable sanitation
  • You can join and take part in stimulating discussions on the SuSanA Discussion Forum in the WG 5 section
 
SuSanA Partners
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