WFP: How Solving Hunger Builds a More Secure World
The World Food Programme argues that hunger is the world’s most solvable problem and that it will ultimately build a more secure world. These leaders agree.
US President Barack Obama
“Reducing malnutrition and hunger around the world advances international peace and security-and that includes the national security of the United States.”
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil
“Where there is hunger there is no hope….Hunger nurtures violence and fanaticism. A world where people starve will never be safe”
HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan,
Former Ambassador Against Hunger
“A dollar invested in ending hunger, is a dollar invested in peace.”
European Commissioner for International Cooperation
“Hunger… impedes countries’ economic development, perpetuating a cycle of more hunger, more poverty and more instability. To solve this problem is one of the most important tasks we face today.”
Originally seen, here.