How Technology is Crowd-Sourcing the Fight Against Hunger
As technology changes public access to data, the power for change is shifting from large organizations into the hands of the people.
- Media Planet September 30th, 2016
- Source: http://www.impactingourfuture.com/hunger/how-technology-is-crowd-sourcing-the-fight-against-hunger
There is more than enough food produced to feed everyone alive today. Yet access to nutritious food is a challenge everywhere and depends on getting every citizen involved, not just large organizations. Technology is helping to democratize and distribute the job of tackling the problem of hunger in America and around the world.
One of the hardest problems is the difficulty of gaining real-time insight into food prices and shortages. Enter technology. We no longer have to rely on professional inspectors slowly collecting information face-to-face.