Achieving Food Security in Times of Crisis
2009 World Food Day Photo Gallery
18 May 2015
The global economic crisis dominates the news and dominates government agendas. Trillions of Dollars are being spent to resuscitate wealthy economies, but who will bail out the poor? The situation in rural areas in developing countries is dire, coming in the wake of the surge in food and fuel prices in 2007-2008. This second crisis is hitting the poor while they are down. Money sent home from relatives working in the city or abroad has declined as unemployment rises.