The head of the UN's World Food Programme recently forecast "famines of biblical proportions" in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, conflict, extreme weather, and, in East Africa, hundreds of billions of locusts. "[O]ur analysis shows that 300,000 people could starve to death every single day over a three-month period," and "This does not include the increase of starvation due to COVID-19." This geo-graphic shows the countries most dependent on food imports as a proportion of all imports, which is just one way of measuring reliance on imported food.
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