If any good comes out of the current famine in the Horn of Africa — amidst the pictures of mothers carrying dying babies at their shrivelled breasts and hollow-eyed children with swollen bellies and matchstick limbs — it will be galvanising the world on the need to ensure access to nutritious food for the world’s most vulnerable people.
"Filling empty bellies is no longer enough" (20 September 2011) at UK Government Department for International Development web site
With climate change and health crises rightfully receiving international attention, the time has come to focus on hunger as a top priority. WHO regards hunger and malnutrition as the gravest threat to public health, and climate change threatens to further destabilise already fragile food-production systems.Josette Sheeran
I am in the hunger business; it is what we do exclusively, 24/7, and I am sorry to tell you that business is booming.Josette Sheeran
A silent tsunami which knows no borders is sweeping the world.Josette Sheeran