Food Security

How to ensure food security for Latin America — now and in the future

A woman works at a fruit and vegetables stand inside the Mercado Argentino outlet supermarket in Lomas de Zamora, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, April 22, 2013. Food security across the Latin America and Caribbean region has been hit in recent years.

The COVID-19 pandemic, Russia's war in Ukraine and climate change have caused a global spike in food prices, degrading food security for millions everywhere. Image:  REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo
Vice President for the Latin America and the Caribbean Region, World Bank
Hira Channa
Agriculture Economist, Latin American and Caribbean Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank
Michael Morris
Lead Agriculture Economist , World Bank
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Skyrocketing food prices in 2022 have endangered the food security of millions.
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