Cabo Verde faces record-breaking food insecurity due to drought, COVID-19 and the Ukraine crisis

Countries: Cabo Verde, Ukraine Sources: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, World Food Programme 32% of the population—181,000 people—face acute hunger, marking a massive reversal of hard-won gains in food security in recent years and forcing the government to declare a national emergency.

Cabo Verde faces record-breaking food insecurity due to drought, COVID-19 and the Ukraine crisis
Countries: Cabo Verde, Ukraine
Sources: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, World Food Programme

32% of the population—181,000 people—face acute hunger, marking a massive reversal of hard-won gains in food security in recent years and forcing the government to declare a national emergency.