U.N. Security Council Must Do More To Reduce Conflict In Order To Improve Global Food Security, WFP Head Says

U.N. News: Security Council can and must do more to break the link between conflict and hunger, says U.N. relief officials
“Hunger is on the rise worldwide mainly because ‘people won’t stop shooting at each other,’ the head of the United Nations food relief agency said Friday, telling the Security Council that if it did more to break the link between conflict and hunger, countless lives could be saved. David Beasley, the head of the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) told the 15-member body that resolving conflicts and ensuring peace are indispensable to achieve food security…” (3/23).