people food insecure
people are at risk of famine
USD 31.7 million
funding gap for FAO’s 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
17 million people are food insecure while a staggering seven million people do not know where their next meal is coming from and are at risk of famine.
22 February 2017, Rome - Mankind's future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a new FAO report out today.
The assessment was conducted in September 2016, involving interviews of 619 households providing representative estimates of key variables/indicators for the Juba urban population.
Following are the key highlights of the report: