Hunger surges amid deadly conflicts, poor weather conditions in many countries – UN agriculture agency

by United Nations

Photo: Herders take their animals to drink water in Niger, which FAO says is among the countries currently in need of external food assistance. [Giulio Napolitano/FAO]

Despite ample food supplies, persistent conflicts and adverse climate shocks are taking a toll on global food security, according to a new report launched on Thursday by the United Nation’s agriculture agency.