Ertharin Cousin on why global hunger has become so acute and what to do about it.
Six months ago, the food crisis around the world was dire. A combination of the coronavirus pandemic, supply chain issues, and extreme weather had compounded an already difficult problem. Then Russia invaded Ukraine, and the situation became a whole lot worse. On this episode of Global Reboot, Foreign Policy’s editor in chief, Ravi Agrawal, discusses ways to address global food insecurity with Ertharin Cousin, the founder and CEO of Food Systems for the Future. Cousin was previously the executive director of the United Nations World Food Program. She also served as America’s ambassador to the U.N. agencies in Rome.
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About Global Reboot: Global Reboot explores how to rebuild a world upended by disruptive international events. FP’s editor in chief Ravi Agrawal engages with world leaders and policy experts to identify solutions to our greatest challenges. Global Reboot is a FP Partner Podcast with the Doha Forum. See All Episodes
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