CSIS Global Food Security Expert Discusses New Report In Devex Interview
Devex: Q&A: Emmy Simmons, author of ‘Recurring Storms’ report, on food insecurity and political instability
“In a new report, ‘Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict,’ Emmy Simmons, senior adviser on the Global Food Security Project at Center for Strategic and International Studies, highlighted recent trends in food insecurity and its connection to political instability. She recommended the establishment of an annual high-level summit to review progress on the global food crisis and called for more collaboration between stakeholders. In this way the international development community can take actions to reduce the political, social, and economic shocks caused by events associated with food insecurity. Devex talked with Simmons to learn more about her research and recommendations for the global development community…” (Ehidiamen, 2/10).