Cesvi: “The overlapping of crises intensifies inequalities, nullifying progress on hunger”

In the coming years, the world is expected to face an increasing number of shocks, mainly caused by climate change.

The overlapping crises are intensifying social and economic inequalitiesnullifying the progress on hunger, while the most serious burden is on the most vulnerable groups, such as women and young people”. Gloria Zavattathe president of the Cesvi Foundation commenting the Global Hunger Index (GHI)one of the main international reports on the measurement of world hunger, edited by Cesvi for the Italian edition and edited annually by Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide, humanitarian organizations that are part of the European Alliance2015 network.

“Young people – he underlines – must have a central role in decision-making processes, while the right to food must be placed at the center of policies and progress in the governance of food systems”. Furthermore, he points out, “In the coming years, the world is expected to face an increasing number of shocks, mainly caused by climate change. Effective disaster preparedness and response capacity is set to become increasingly central from a food security perspective.”



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