Office of Global Food Security
The Department of State prioritizes food security as an issue of national security. The Department leads and coordinates U.S. diplomatic engagement on food systems, food security, and nutrition in bilateral, multilateral, and regional fora, working closely with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and other departments and agencies.
The world is facing a global food security crisis with multiple causes, among them: climate change, COVID-19, and conflicts, including Russia’s unprovoked and ongoing war against Ukraine. More than 765 million people across the globe were chronically hungry in 2021. In response to this growing global crisis, the United States, the European Union, the African […]View the Page