Hacking Hunger – Episode 35: Cold and Polluted

Special Interests:Climate Change
September 5, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, hunger is on the rise globally. And one of the main reasons is climate change. The number of extreme climate-related disasters has doubled since the early 1990s, with an average of 213 of these events occurring every year.

One of the places where you can see the effects of climate change very clearly is Mongolia – a country new to WFP’s work. We sat down with Darko Petrovich and Amit Wadhwa, who are spearheading WFP’s efforts in the country – one of the coldest and most polluted places in the world.

*Learn more about PRISM, the hunger-fighting technology discussed in the podcast.