Based on annual income, 72% of the households the Food Rights Alliance served in 2014 lived at or below the nationwide poverty level with a median annual household income of USD 1,172.
Even in the Uganda’s greatest food-producing districts, children and adults face poverty and hunger in every household across the nation. 64% of farmers in Uganda grow untradeable staple food crops to only sustain their own livelihoods.
FACTS ABOUT POVERTY AND HUNGER IN UGANDA
10.1 million people struggle with hunger in the Uganda, including more than 6 million children.
A household that is food insecure has limited or uncertain access to enough food to support a healthy life.
Households with children were more likely to be food insecure than those without children
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