WSDG Co-Establishes Specialized Canadian Consortium to Improve Food Security and Nutrition Overseas

The Waterloo Sustainable Development Group (WSDG), Ripple Farms, the University of Lethbridge, and Lethbridge College have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to initiate collaborative efforts to further develop Aquaponics and related sustainable agriculture technologies that enhance overseas food production and security. According to the latest World Food Program “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI 2017)” report, the number of chronically undernourished people around the world is believed to have increased to around 815 million in 2016, up from 777 million in 2015, sending a clear warning that the ambition of achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goal …

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