The world is currently facing some of the dire problems that humans could have ever thought of and one of them is food insecurity. Today we are finding it difficult to unfastened this problem. As of 2020, around 690 million people (8.9% of the global population) were hungry and in 2019, one in ten people in the world experienced extreme food insecurity despite the fact that there is enough food produced worldwide to feed everyone. This trend shows the necessity for everyone to always have access to food in the optimum amount and quality.
The situation of the World’s food security is at peril on multiple fronts. The world cannot talk about peace without addressing the issue of food insecurity. The moot question is what routes are we resorting to in order to address and work on this issue? Effective interventions need to be made to transpose the cycle of the food system from being vulnerable to more secured and immune. Food insecurity aspects are not just limited to food, agriculture, and ecology. It has worldwide cause and effects ranging from conflicts, urbanization, culture, to supply chains. The COVID-19 pandemic has raised questions about new habits and patterns in the global food system. This report gives the reality check of where the world is standing in terms of basic food security, and makes governments and people, across the globe, to contemplate and take necessary actions as the clock is ticking.