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Asian governments can put more food on citizens' tables

Critical steps that will help to limit rising prices and reduce poverty

| South Asia
A man distributes free food in Ahmedabad, India, in January 2021: The number of people experiencing hunger will likely rise toward 1 billion.   © AP

Rana Karadsheh-Haddad is regional industry director of manufacturing, agribusiness and services for Asia Pacific at International Finance Corp., a member of the World Bank Group.

A pandemic, climate change, urban migration, supply chain disruption and now a war in Ukraine. What next? With war-fueled food inflation still surging, Asia's hunger and malnutrition crisis is predicted to worsen in the coming decades.

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