The CFS is the United Nations' forum for reviewing policies concerning world food. It is the most inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all relevant stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition.
Severe food shortages in western Chad lead to rising malnutrition in children
January 11, 2010—Over 80% of Malawi’s people are smallholder farmers. Agriculture is the main source of income for the country, making up nearly 90% of Malawi’s exports. The government , with help from the World Bank is investing in affordable irrigation systems and offering farmers technical advice and marketing support.
Some developing countries have been hit hard by the economic crisis. Yemen is responding by creating jobs so people can afford the rising food costs.