The expansion of cities and shantytowns, the growth in urban traffic, and poorly managed and increasingly antiquated marketing infrastructure make food supply difficult and costly. Only massive improvements in infrastructure can guarantee food security to millions of poor city dwellers in the coming decades.

Cambodia: streets choked with traffic pose a major obstacle to food distribution
FAO photo from G. Bizzarri

More photos in this series:
  • Ghana: filling sacks for food distribution at a warehouse in Accra
  • Costa Rica: retail market "Feria Libre" in San José
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