KEMENTERIAN LINGKUNGAN HIDUP

REPUBLIK INDONESIA


Climate Change and the Risk of
Hunger

Presented by the World Food
Programme

 

This event discussed the
relationship between climate change, hunger and agricultural production in the
context of high food and fuel prices andthe financial crisis.

 

John M. Powell, World Food Programme
(WFP), noted that 90% of

the 250 million people affected by
climate change live in developing

countries. He acknowledged the
importance of health, education and

nutrition, as well as early warning
and rapid humanitarian response

systems. He also underscored the
“Purchase for Progress