What’s causing the global food crisis? | Inside Story

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More people are hungry than ever before, and the UN warns the numbers are increasing

The UN’s latest report on global hunger shows we are moving backwards.

At least 828 million people went hungry one way or another, on a daily basis, last year.

War, natural disasters and rising temperatures are threatening food security.

The prices of wheat and other crops have increased exponentially – and will continue to do so.

Billions of dollars are needed to prevent a global food crisis.

What can we do before it’s too late?

Presenter: Sohail Rahman

Guests:

Nils Mollema, policy adviser on climate justice for ActionAid Netherlands

Maurice Onyango, regional head of Disaster Risk Management at Plan International

Abdolreza Abbassian, food market analyst and former senior economist at the FAOhting for and that is why I am resigning,” he said on Twitter.

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