Food Insecurity Worsening in Wake of Invasion of Ukraine
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we are joined by Lauren Risi, Program Director of the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Wilson Center. She discusses the increase in global food insecurity, which has become elevated by threats from climate change, inflation, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) explores the connections between environmental change, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy. Read more
Global Risk and Resilience Program
The Global Risk and Resilience Program (GRRP) seeks to support the development of inclusive, resilient networks in local communities facing global change. By providing a platform for sharing lessons, mapping knowledge, and linking people and ideas, GRRP and its affiliated programs empower policymakers, practitioners, and community members to participate in the global dialogue on sustainability and resilience. Empowered communities are better able to develop flexible, diverse, and equitable networks of resilience that can improve their health, preserve their natural resources, and build peace between people in a changing world. Read more