The number of people suffering from food shortages is increasing rapidly due to the effects of the new corona and climate change.

The United Nations Specialized Agencies, the

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP) , published a report on global food shortages on July 30, 2021. The report shows that food shortages are becoming more serious in countries around the world as a result of conflict, extreme weather and the economic impact of the spread of COVID-19.

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In a tweet announcing the release of the report, WFP said, 'Millions of people in 23 regions are at stake due to restrictions on conflict, pandemics, extreme weather and humanitarian aid. It is necessary, 'he said, showing a sense of crisis about a serious food shortage.

At the beginning of the report, 23 regions such as North Korea, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Afghanistan are listed as regions where serious food shortages are expected to occur between August and November 2021. According to the report, these areas are suffering from food shortages due to economic damage, conflict and extreme weather caused by the spread of COVID-19 infection. Also, in Africa desert locust also large of food shortages that have been overgrazed agricultural crops by hordes of locusts and the cause has become a.

In 23 regions where food shortages are at stake, a total of 41 million people are projected to be at risk of life due to food shortages between August and November.

Another report investigating food shortages in 2020 estimated that 155 million people in 55 regions were in serious trouble in 2020 due to food shortages, and in 2021. FAO / WFP predicts that more than 2020 will be affected by food shortages.

In countries such as Afghanistan, Ethiopia, the Central African Republic, Mali, Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, people suffering from hunger due to 'restrictions on humanitarian assistance' such as bureaucratic problems and persecution of supporters. FAO / WFP points out that it is increasing. WFP Executive Director David Beasley said, 'When we provide assistance to a region suffering from food shortages, the relevant authorities in that region need to be supportive of food assistance.' We are calling on the authorities to cooperate.

In addition, according to FAO / WFP, there are many cases where the government does not have enough funds to provide agricultural workers in areas where food is scarce. FAO Executive Secretary Qu Dongyu said, 'The majority of people facing a life crisis due to food shortages are farmers. We need to help farmers continue to produce food. 'This kind of support is often overlooked by supporters, but neglecting to support farmers will reduce food shortages,' he said. He also emphasizes the need for support for workers.

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