In 1970, 20 million Americans came together to call for the protection of planet earth and this was recorded in history as the first ever Earth Day. Also known as International Mother Earth Day, April 22 marks the day of the year when the public is made aware of the state of the planet.
For centuries, the world perceived hunger and food insecurity as only effects in conflict situations. Indeed, conflict is one of the main drivers of hunger. In any situation where people are displaced, maimed, or killed as a result of insecurity and conflict the end result is lower food production. So, it is true that conflict brings hunger.