Food insecurity and climate change; an inextricable link

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The World Food Programme has released the corresponding global map of the populations that will be most affected by climate change and an every increasing challenge of food insecurity.

“Climate change is a hunger risk multiplier, threatening to undermine hard-won gains in eradicating hunger and poverty. Current projections indicate that unless considerable efforts are made to improve vulnerable people‚Äôs resilience, 20 percent more people will be at risk of hunger by 2050 due to the changing climate.

Working with governments, international partners and local communities WFP is assisting the people who are most at risk, most food insecure and have the least capacity to respond or adapt to climate change.”

Please click on the below map for an illustrative description.

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