WFP Chief Economist: Gulf Countries Should Step Up
Arif Husain on how the global food crisis is connected to currency devaluation, conflict, and soaring energy costs.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has caused the prices of fertilizer and food to skyrocket and supply chain issues to mushroom. According to the International Monetary Fund, the global community now faces the worst food crisis since the 2008 Great Recession, and the lives and livelihoods of 345 million people are in danger.
Amelia Lester is the executive editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @ThatAmelia
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