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Thinking of other countries and the need for food

Some data behind the recent statement from UN fearing famine, quote: “The head of the UN’s relief agency issued a warning in April that the coronavirus pandemic could produce “famines of biblical proportions.” In an article on the UN’s news website, this troubling forecast was explained and expanded on as follows: “As the virus plunges more and more people into poverty, and governments respond to the crisis with protectionist policies that restrict food exports, as many as 265 million people across 30 countries could now face starvation.”

Infographic: Where Reliance on Food Imports is Highest | Statista

Source: https://www.statista.com/chart/21535/food-imports-reliance/

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