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Ian Bremmer: World Hunger Rises as Battle in Ukraine Rages

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Russia and Ukraine are agricultural powerhouses. But the war and sanctions have crippled their ability to feed the world. (Shutterstock)
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Russia and Ukraine are agricultural powerhouses. But the war and sanctions have crippled their ability to feed the world.

Who’s most at risk? Developing countries that rely on those imports. What will the impact be? The disruptions could double the number of people currently suffering from acute food insecurity (some 275 million) due to the pandemic.

Political scientist Ian Bremmer speaks to Ertharin Cousin, who knows a thing or two about food security as the former executive director of the UN World Food Programme.

Watch: A Perfect Storm of Food Insecurity

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