" Thirty-two of the worlds 48 least developed countries are in sub-Saharan Africa.
" 250 million people live on less the $1 per day, and of these, about 200 million live in rural areas.
" 186 Million Africans are malnourished.
" 26 million African children (30 percent) are undernourished, and over half of all deaths among preschool children are linked to malnutrition.
" Per capita food production in Africa has fallen by 23 percent in the last 25 years.