World Food Day Amid a Global Food Crisis
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Afghan workers prepare food supplies during a humanitarian aid campaign in Kabul, February 16, 2022.
© 2022 AP Photo/Hussein Malla
Today is World Food Day, commemorating the founding of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in 1945. Amid a global food crisis, this year’s theme, “leave no one behind,” marks a call to action for governments, UN agencies, private actors, and humanitarian organizations to ensure the human right to food.
The global food security outlook is bleak. The FAO’s 2022 Global Report on Food Crises estimates that 193 million people in 53 countries were food insecure and needing urgent assistance in 2021. Millions more across the world face soaring prices …read more
Source:: Human Rights Watch