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Fruits, Vegetables Most Expensive as Covid-19 Exposes 130m to Chronic Hunger

Fruits, Vegetables Most Expensive as Covid-19 Exposes 130m to Chronic Hunger

Coronavirus, Food And Nutrition, NEWS
A new United Nations survey has found fruits, vegetables as well as dairy and protein foods as most expensive, even as it revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic could push 130 million more persons into chronic hunger by the end of this year across the globe. The latest edition of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, published yesterday, predicted that Africa would be home to more than half of world’s chronically hungry by 2030. It feared that as more go starving, and malnutrition persists, achieving the Zero Hunger target in the next decade was doubtful. The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World is the most authoritative global study tracking progress towards ending starvation and undernourishment. It is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FA