The United States has curtailed its humanitarian aid to the Palestinian territories by cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in direct development assistance and funding to the United Nations. In an interview, Lana Abu-Hijleh discusses the impact of those cuts on food security in the West Bank and Gaza.
The impacts of a drastically warming climate are already being felt in Mongolia, where rising air temperatures and declining average precipitation are imperiling the country’s agriculture sector. In an interview, Tungalag Ulambayar discusses the threat that climate change poses to Mongolia’s food security.
Despite progress fighting hunger over the past 30 years, Latin America appears to be on the cusp of a major relapse in malnutrition. A new U.N. report on food security paints a complex and increasingly worrisome picture of nutrition standards in the region, with both obesity and undernourishment on the rise.