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Surging food prices fuel 40 per cent jump in global hunger: UN

Acute food insecurity is impacting a record 270 million people this year, U.N. agency says. Food price hikes have exacerbated existing pressures from conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic. World hunger has been on the rise since 2016, according to the World Food Programme.
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Higher food prices help fuel 40% jump in global hunger - UN agency

By Maytaal Angel LONDON - Acute food insecurity has soared 40% this year as recent food price hikes have exacerbated existing pressures from conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said. Defined as any lack of food that threatens lives, livelihoods or both, acute food insecurity is impacting, or is at high risk of impacting, a

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Higher food prices help fuel 40% jump in global hunger - UN agency

LONDON - Acute food insecurity has soared 40% this year as recent food price hikes have exacerbated existing pressures from conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said.

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Surging food prices fuel 40 per cent jump in global hunger: UN

Acute food insecurity has soared 40% this year as recent food price hikes have exacerbated existing pressures from conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said. Defined as any lack of food that threatens lives, livelihoods or both, acute food insecurity is impacting, or is at high risk of impacting, a record 270 million people this year, the UN agency said. "High food prices are hunger's …

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Higher food prices help fuel 40% jump in global hunger – UN agency

July 9, 2021By Maytaal AngelLONDON (Reuters) – Acute food insecurity has soared 40% this year as recent food price hikes have exacerbated existing pressures from conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said.Defined as any lack of food that threatens lives, livelihoods or both, acute food insecurity is impacting, or is at high risk of impacting, a record 270 million people this year, t…

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Higher food prices help fuel 40% jump in global hunger - UN agency

LONDON -- Acute food insecurity has soared 40% this year as recent food price hikes have exacerbated existing pressures from conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said. Read More

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Surging food prices fuel 40 percent jump in global hunger: UN

‘High food prices are hunger’s new best friend,’ the United Nations World Food Programme chief economist said.

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UN says global hunger shot up by 40% as military expenditure increased sixfold in 2020

A record of 270 million would face an acute shortage of food as the food prices are inflated up to 40 percent, said a UN World Food Programme (WFP) report.

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Higher food prices help fuel 40% jump in global hunger - UN agency

A record 270 million people are likely to face acute food shortages this year as prices rise by a third on average worldwide

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