Combating Hunger: International vs. Domestic Debates

Combating Hunger: International vs. Domestic Debates

More than a billion people worldwide have inadequate access to food. And a new report indicates a disturbing uptick in hunger within the U.S. We explore the challenge of combating hunger from a local and global perspective.

More than a billion people worldwide don't get enough to eat. And a new report by the Department of Agriculture indicates a disturbing uptick in hunger within the U.S. We explore how global economic turmoil has affected food systems, and the challenge of combating hunger from a local and global perspective.

Guests

David Beckmann

President, Bread for the World

John Parker

Globalization Correspondent, The Economist

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