un world food programme

Humanitarian aid and the costs of inaction


Published 21.02.24
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What will it take to improve global food security?


The need for humanitarian relief is at record highs and support from the international community is not meeting demand. Should we divert funding from development policies designed to deliver growth to focus on the most efficient ways to provide humanitarian assistance? And, if we did, what would those policies be? In this episode of VoxDevTalks, Arif Husain of the UN World Food Programme discusses the growing funding gap for aid, the urgent need to improve global food security, and the consequences if we choose not to act.