The 8 billion global population is important for food security and world hunger.

The UN officially declared on Tuesday that the world's population had reached 8 billion

But also raised concerns about food scarcity and prices around the world.

Almost 800 million people go to bed hungry every night. Sad But True.

The World Food Program is a United Nations organization that provides food assistance around the globe.

According to the WFP, the number of people facing significant food insufficiency has increased from 135 million to 345 million in the past year.

According to the UN, we are on the verge of a food catastrophe. The Secretary-General told world leaders at the G20 Summit in Indonesia this week.

People in different parts of the world are facing famine.

The global population has been increasing slowly for decades, and in 2020 is forecasted to be growing by about 1%.

The newest projections by the UN. In the next two decades, 2030 and 2050 the global population is expected to reach over 8.5 to 9 billion.

2030 To 2050

During the 2080s it is projected to peak at around 10 billion and remain at that level until the end of the century.

In 2080