Responding to the Global Food Security Crisis
The world is facing a food security crisis of historic proportions. Countries already reeling from increased poverty, hunger, and malnutrition as a result of COVID-19, climate shocks and protracted conflict now face further suffering from Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine. Worse yet, a catastrophic, four-season drought in the Horn of Africa threatens up to 20 million people in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia by the end of this year. The U.S. Government’s Feed the Future is driving global efforts to address this challenge by: (1) Mitigating the Global Fertilizer Shortage, (2) Increasing Investments in Agricultural Capacity and Resilience, (3) Cushioning the Macroeconomic Shock and Impact on Poor People, and (4) Sustaining High-Level Global Political Engagement. Please check out this fact sheet to learn more.