Towards sustainable food and nutrition security in Latin America and the Caribbean in response to the global food crisis
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This report, prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), analyzes the international context and how the successive crises, along with the war in Ukraine, are affecting Latin America and the Caribbean’s access to food and to key inputs for regional agriculture, which endangers the food security of the region’s inhabitants, especially of the most vulnerable population.
A. An uninterrupted series of crises .-- B. Restrictions on food production are aggravating the effects of the climate crisis .-- C. The vast majority of Latin American and Caribbean countries are net importers of cereals .-- D. Insufficient fertilizer production: uncertainty for agriculture .-- E. Food inflation increases the risk of hunger .-- F. The international and regional response .-- G. Reconciling the responses with efforts to reduce structural and fiscal problems .-- H. Towards a regional food security plan.
TranslationHacia una seguridad alimentaria y nutricional sostenible en América Latina y el Caribe en respuesta a la crisis alimentaria mundial
ECLAC SubtopicsAGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ; SOCIAL RIGHTS ; MACROECONOMICS ; FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY
United Nations SubtopicsFOOD ; FOOD SECURITY ; NUTRITION ; AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ; FOOD PRODUCTION ; SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ; FERTILIZERS ; SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
Country / RegionLATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN