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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Caribbean & Central America - 27 March 2018

Region: Food security not a simple issue

An optimist might conclude that food security must be a relatively low priority issue for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) right now, compared, for example, with other major problems such as crime and corruption. The region is, after all, one of the world’s largest food producers, and a net exporter of agricultural and livestock products. Yet a closer examination shows there are big climate change, production, distribution, and food trade risks.

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