September 21, 2022

Agency heads call for urgent action to address global food security crisis

Heads of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, World Food Programme and the WTO issued a joint statement on 21 September calling on governments to take urgent and coordinated action to address the acute food crisis. They underscored the importance of maintaining momentum on ongoing work and building resilience for the future, which “will require a continued comprehensive and coordinated effort to support efficient production and trade, improve transparency, accelerate innovation and joint planning and invest in food systems transformation”.
The joint statement is below.

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