Texas A&M: Global hunger is leading to national security issues
Global hunger is leading to national security issues.
Food insecurity has been on the rise for the past couple of years, with more than 828 million people being affected by hunger according to the World Food Program. That is due to global issues like the pandemic and the war in Ukraine.
A recent report from Texas A&M University says that hunger and poverty create five kinds of threats to national security: socio-political, economic, health, environmental, and cultural.
The report says that investments in ag development and innovation could help by improving crop yields in developing countries.