Podcast: Ending Hunger Is a Great Balancing Act

Hunger is complex. It’s both an economic and ethical problem. The world cannot fight hunger without fighting poverty. And poverty is prevalent in rural areas, which means job creation — especially for women and young people — and rural development are essential in the fight against hunger. These efforts must ensure sustainable use of limited land and water resources and lower agriculture-related greenhouse gas emissions. It is a great balancing act.

Breakfast Show Podcast, Dec 20, 2019

This podcast interview with the UK-based Voice of Islam highlights the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s work — from bringing data to better understand the double burden of malnutrition to assisting countries overcome bottlenecks and achieve their potential — toward this great balancing act.

(Photo Credit: Logan Abassi/United Nations via Creative Commons)