The global food crisis

Around the world about 828 million people go to bed hungry every night. But food scarcity remains a complex problem to solve.

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This feature on food scarcity is part of our line-up of ten Festival resources. Help students explore some of the reasons why food is scarce and discuss the complexities of sharing food globally.

Use this one-hour Headline lesson to help your students:

  • Understand what food scarcity means and how this links to stories in the news
  • Discuss solutions to the global food crisis
  • Consider who is responsible for solving the crisis

These teaching resources are supported by Infosys. The Economist Educational Foundation maintained full editorial control.

This resource was created as part of Festival 2022. See the student discussions here.

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