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$10 billion needed to prevent Covid-19 hunger crisis, researchers say

$10 billion needed to prevent Covid-19 hunger crisis, researchers say

An additional $10 billion is needed “urgently” to prevent millions more people becoming food insecure as a result of Covid-19, according to a new report by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Cornell University.

Half of this sum must come from donor governments as aid, the report said, with the rest provided by the developing countries themselves.

 

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