Experts term looming food insecurity an impending threat

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Speakers at a seminar on “Ramification of Food Insecurity in Pakistan” said that the looming food insecurity hovering in and around the region has posed an impending threat to all under developed countries especially South Asia including Pakistan.

The event was held here under the aegis of the Founder group. Meher Kashif Younis former senior Vice President Lahore Chamber quoting the world food program, said recently Pakistan’s double digit food price inflation ,along with dwindling income, has left more Pakistanis food insecure. He said a sizeable number of Pakistanis are food insecure of which 18 percent confronted with acute food insecurity.—APP

 

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