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Fundamental change in the way we manage our food systems is urgently needed to address the ongoing tragedy of world hunger. Over the coming decades, climate change, a growing global population, rising food prices, and environmental stressors will have significant impacts on food security.

Somalia is on the brink of catastrophe. A recent assessment suggests that 7.7 million Somalis need emergency aid right now, a similar number to those affected by the Ethiopian famine in 1984, one of the worst humanitarian disasters in history. About one million people died then.