World Agencies Call on International Community to Address Rising Food Insecurity

Video Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories
Published on April 13, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

World Agencies Call on International Community to Address Rising Food Insecurity

World Agencies Call on, International Community to Address, Rising Food Insecurity.

On April 13, major international organizations issued an appeal for urgent measures to combat rising food insecurity in poor countries.

The request included a call for financing to support farmers and boost food supplies.

AFP reports that energy and food prices have soared since sanctions have been placed on Moscow following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

.

Rising natural gas prices have impacted fertilizer production, which in turn has hurt farmers and food production.

It is critical to quickly provide support for food insecure countries in a coordinated manner, IMF, World Bank, World Trade Organization and U.N.

World Food Program, joint statement, via AFP.

The urgent call for assistance comes after protests have erupted in some countries over high prices and food shortages.

The increase in food prices and supply shocks can fuel social tensions in many of the affected countries, especially those that are already fragile or affected by conflict, IMF, World Bank, World Trade Organization and U.N.

World Food Program, joint statement, via AFP.

They urged the international community to provide financing for emergency food supplies, a safety net for poor families and to increase agricultural production.

According to the organizations, while poor nations are most vulnerable to the crisis, the risk to middle-income countries is rising.

Surging fertilizer prices along with significant cuts in global supplies have important implications for food production in most countries, including major producers and exporters, who rely heavily on fertilizer imports, IMF, World Bank, World Trade Organization and U.N.

World Food Program, joint statement, via AFP.

Surging fertilizer prices along with significant cuts in global supplies have important implications for food production in most countries, including major producers and exporters, who rely heavily on fertilizer imports, IMF, World Bank, World Trade Organization and U.N.

World Food Program, joint statement, via AFP


You are here


๐Ÿ’ก newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions





Ukraine

Country in Eastern Europe
Foreign minister S Jaishankar on Monday spoke to his Ukraine counterpart Dmytro Kuleba about the ongoing conflict and its likely global impact while promising..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 16 hours ago

Roger Waters got into a heated debate with a CNN host about who's really to blame for the war in Ukraine -- saying it's actually the U.S. and NATO that are..
Credit: TMZ.com - Published 2 days ago

You might like