The number of food insecure people by 2031 is projected to decline for most IFSA regions

A bar chart clustered by IFSA region showing the change in the number of food-insecure people between 2021 and 2031, with all regions showing decreases, particularly Asia.

Food insecurity around the world can be intensified further by negative shocks to income, prices, or the food supply like those sparked by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This article analyzes food security conditions in 76 low- and middle-income countries. It found that income levels that remain below 2019 levels and fluctuating food prices continued to negatively impact food insecurity in 2021 for all 76 countries.

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