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Global Food and Funding Crisis - SDG Media Zone…

Global Food and Funding Crisis - SDG Media Zone at the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly

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Conflict, economic shocks, climate extremes and soaring prices are combining to create a food crisis of unprecedented proportions. As many as 345 million people are facing food insecurity while 45 million children under 5 years of age suffer from acute malnutrition globally. The number of people facing food insecurity continues to increase at a pace that funding is unlikely to match.
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Speakers:
  • Carl Skau, Deputy Executive Director, World Food Programme

Moderator: Ian Philips, Director, News and Media, Department of Global Communications

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