Urgent action needed by governments to tackle root causes of crisis at next week's UN Committee for World Food Security
Oxfam’s GROW campaign policy adviser Luca Chinotti said:
Forty percent of the world’s hungry people lived in South Asia even before the food price crisis of 2008.
The region of Turkana in the North of Kenya has gone for over five years without a good rain capable of making the grazing lands grow enough grass to feed the region’s livestock, its sole source of economic livelihood.
The FAO announced today that world food prices have reached a new historic peak - surpassing levels seen during the global food price crisis of 2007 - 08 when the number of hungry people in