Embroiled in the heart of the Second World War, world leaders decided that hunger deserved their attention. The battle over hearts and minds would begin with the stomach.
That battle continues to this day. For the first time in a decade, the number of hungry people is on the rise. The scale of humanitarian need and the changing nature of global conflict requires fresh insight into the relationship between hunger and instability.
Winning the Peace examines what can happen when people do not have enough food at a time when more than 20 million stand on the brink of starvation. If left unchecked, food insecurity destabilizes nations, creating fertile ground for unrest in many forms, from migration and food riots to recruitment by violent extremists.
In other words: there is no security with food insecurity.