Carmel Cahill

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Corn grows in a field in the US. Trade tensions between the US and some of its trading partners have started to impact the global market for agricultural commodities such as corn, cotton, beef and pork. Photo: Getty Images

Global hunger is on the rise, with 821 million undernourished people in the world in 2017, up from 784 million in 2015. With ongoing violence in Yemen, where 12 million people are at risk of starvation, and economic crisis fuelling food shortages in Venezuela, how is conflict and economic instability around the world contributing to global food insecurity?

Conflict is increasingly driving hunger rather than generic problems around disruptions in food production or rising poverty. At any given moment, of the 821 million chronically food insecure people in the world, close to half of them are suffering from hunger because of conflict.…  Seguir leyendo »