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IMF director: Growing food shortage is ‘dire’

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva provides insight into global food insecurity being a top issue.  International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva joined “Mornings with Maria,” Wednesday, warning that the growing food shortage is “dire” as global food insecurity remains a top issue at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA: The situation is indeed very dire. Before the war, already there were parts of the world where agricultural productivity dropped as a result of weather events, the Horn of Africa, but also India, which could modestly put some export for the world if that didn’t happen…the war, of course, is horrific in this environment. The fact that Russia has blocked the export of grain from Ukraine translates into hunger and yes, potentially famine in Africa…in parts of the Middle East.  International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told FOX Business that the growing food shortage is ‘dire’ and provides insight into global food insecurity being a top issue.  (Fox News)Last week, because of the slowdown in China, primarily some commodity prices dropped. Oil dropped a bit, but food prices continue to go up, up, …

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