Right now, 735 million people face hunger and one in three of the world’s population is malnourished. But the global food crisis is the ‘elephant in the room’ - too often ignored in political discussions and in the media.
It's a climate crisis, a conflict crisis, and a cost-of-living crisis: it demands a massive and joined-up global response that is currently lacking.
In a bid to meet the UN’s second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2) of zero hunger by 2030, one campaign is asking you to eat more beans. Its argument? Beans are cheap, long-lasting, nutritious, versatile, planet-friendly, and ubiquitous.
Paul Newnham is the executive director of the SDG2 Advocacy Hub, which campaigns to achieve the UN's goal of ending hunger by 2030.
I promise you this podcast will get you reaching out for more beans in your next supermarket shop