In The News – July 2022
What we’re reading this month about world hunger and poverty.
An overview of the news articles, blog posts and opinion pieces we’re reading this month.
G7 failure to tackle hunger crisis will leave millions to starve
29th June 2022
Responding to news of the $4.5 billion pledge made by the G7 leaders to tackle global hunger, Max Lawson, Head of Inequality Policy at Oxfam said: “Faced with the worst hunger crisis in a generation, the G7 have simply failed to take the action that is needed. Many millions will face terrible hunger and starvation as a result.”
The G7’s $4.5 Billion Pledge Won’t Solve The Global Food Crisis
11th July 2022
At the annual G7 meeting late last month, world leaders from Canada, France, Italy, Japan, the US, and UK came together in Schloss Elmau, Germany to discuss the world’s most pressing global issues. This year’s agenda focused heavily on the conflict in Ukraine and the disastrous ripple effects it is having on countries all over the world—including its role in the impending global food crisis.