World food costs have hit a record high and are destabilising societies around the globe.
Near the end of last year, the number of people in the world reached eight billion.
As the global population hit a new record, a combination of geopolitics, climate events and a slow economic recovery after the pandemic are posing risks to global food security, according to the United Nations World Food Programme.
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And not all of us will face the consequences to the same degree.
So with soaring prices destabilising many countries, what is the way out of this crisis?
Presenter: Sohail Rahman
Monika Tothova – economist for the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization
Sarah Schiffling – assistant professor in supply chain management and social responsibility at the Hanken School of Economics in Finland
Chibuike Udenigwe – professor of food biochemistry and university research chair at the University of Ottawa