La FAO lancia domani con un evento ad alto livello il Rapporto mondiale sulle crisi alimentari 2022

Release of the Global Report on Food Crises 2022 and high level launch event

A global overview of food crises – tackling the root causes of food insecurity 

4 May 2022, 14:30-16:30 CEST

On 4 May 2022, the Global Network against Food Crises (GNAFC) – an international alliance working to address the root causes of extreme hunger – will release the latest findings on the number of people facing acute hunger and malnutrition in crisis prone countries.The 2022 edition of the GNAFC’s annual Global Report on Food Crises also provides an analysis of the drivers that are contributing to food crises, including conflicts, extreme weather events and economic shocks, including COVID-19-related economic effects. While its analysis does not include the impacts of the conflict in Ukraine, the report finds that the war has already exposed the interconnected nature and fragility of global food systems, with serious consequences for global food and nutrition security.The report will go live at 10:00h CEST on the GNAFC website, level launch eventBeginning at 14.30 CEST on 4 May a high level launch event will bring together leading humanitarian actors to discuss the Global Report’s findings and chart a collective response to the acute hunger situation the world confronts today.Speakers include:

  • QU Dongyu, Director-General, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)  
  • David Beasley, Executive Director, the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP)   
  • Jutta Urpilainen – European Commissioner for International Partnerships (INTPA) 
  • Janez Lenarčič – European Commissioner for Crisis Management (ECHO) 
  • Johan Swinnen, Director-General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) 
  • Susanna Moorehead, Chair of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 
  • Akuei Bona Malwal, Permanent representative of Republic of South Sudan to the United Nations 
  • Maximo Torero, Chief Economist, FAO 
  • Arif Husain, Chief Economist, WFP 
  • Martien van Nieuwkoop, Global Director, Agriculture and Food Global Practice, World Bank 
  • Elke Löbel, Commissioner for Refugee Policy and Director for displacement and migration, crisis prevention and management, BMZ 
  • Sarah Charles, Assistant to the Administrator for the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, USAID  
  • Mathias Mogge, Secretary-General and Chief Executive Officer, Welthungerhilfe
  • Nimco Ali, Executive Director, Candle of Hope Foundation 

Follow the eventThose interested can register for the virtual Zoom event here. The launch will also be streamed on the FAO webcast platform here and can be followed on social media using the hashtags #FightFoodCrises and #GlobalFoodCrises.Experts at FAO and other Global Network against Food Crises partner organizations will be available for interviews upon request.About the Global NetworkLaunched in 2016 by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) , the 17-member Global Network against food crises seeks to better link, integrate, and guide existing initiatives, partnerships, programmes and policy processes to sustainable address the root causes of crises.

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