Preventing Famine – Interview with WFP Deputy Chief, Valerie Guarnieri

by UN News

In this important interview, the Deputy Chief for the U.N. World Food Programme, Valerie Guarnieri, warns of the ramifications of the CoVid-19 pandemic, climate change, and the need for political will by states and private contributions to prevent famine in the near future. Ms. Guarnieri, a seasoned humanitarian, speaks from her experience and involvement in managing past famine response.

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