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UN: Education, Roads Key to Withstanding Food Crises

Another year in education and an extra kilometer of road for every 1,000 people could dramatically improve communities’ ability to withstand food crises, the United Nations has said. Last year, 124 million people in 51 countries faced crisis levels of hunger, mainly due to conflicts and climate disasters, and experts say the situation is getting worse. Emergency food assistance costs billions of dollars, but improving road access and ensuring people stayed in education for one more...

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