Global food shortages

Is There Food Security After Recent Hurricanes?

We are seeing Food Insecurity right now in the United States and other countries in the Americas. Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are territories of the USA and as such are subject to the protection of The United States of America. In light of the catastrophic damage to Puerto Rico and surrounding Caribbean islands and countries, the effects may be long-lasting.

70,000,000 People Are Food Insecure

70 million people worldwide are currently facing famine; 20 million of this number are in East Africa and the Arabian peninsula. El niño is in part to blame for the drought in these areas, but other problems are making the effects of the food shortage even worse. Four countries that are in serious trouble are …

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A Lloyds emerging risk report June 2015

Food System Shock: The insurance impacts of acute disruption to global food supply. Below is an excerpt from the report: A global production shock of the kind set out in the extreme scenario outlined in this report would be expected to generate major economic and political impacts that could affect clients across a very wide …

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Expo Milano 2015: Feeding the Planet

“Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” is the core theme of Expo Milano 2015. Expo Milano 2015 is the Global Exhibition held in Milan, Italy, from May 1 to October 31, 2015. As the expo draws to a conclusion, the results have been that Milan has become a global center where more than 140 countries are …

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