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A Violent World Is a Hungrier World

Slim pickings: a group of children displaced by violence in Burkina Faso eat around a communal dish. Image: Jake Lyell / Alamy

It is no coincidence that both hunger and violent conflict are rising at an alarming rate. Owing to the increasingly interconnected and homogenised nature of food systems, the disruptive effects of war, climate change and other man-made problems are fuelling each other in a dangerous self-perpetuating cycle.

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Caroline Delgado

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