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Ertharin Cousin

How Russia's War Is Starving the World

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GZERO Media
Ertharin Cousin

Ertharin Cousin tells Ian Bremmer how the West should "move beyond platitudes" and offer developing nations financial support to meet conflict-driven food crises.

Screenshot of Ian Bremmer and Ertharin Cousin.
Food and Agriculture

Seat at the Table: Facing a Global Food Crisis

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Devex
Ertharin Cousin

"This is a nutrition crisis," Ertharin Cousin tells Devex. "Before this crisis began [in Ukraine], three billion people could not afford a diverse and nutritious diet."

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Food and Agriculture

Why War Could Prompt a Global Food Crisis

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TVO's the Agenda
Ertharin Cousin

Which regions will face the brunt of hunger caused by the Russia-Ukraine war? Distinguished Fellow Ertharin Cousin discusses this and more on TVO.

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Food and Agriculture

Integration of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Climate for Food Systems

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Agri-Pulse
Coauthors

“Agriculture was largely sidelined at COP26, despite food systems’ impact on and risk from climate change,” write Catherine Bertini, Ertharin Cousin, and Dan Glickman.

Climate protesters in Germany highlight food waste.
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Climate and the Environment

Ukraine Crisis: Averting a Global Food Catastrophe

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Global Food for Thought by Ertharin Cousin

Former Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme Ertharin Cousin joins Paul Polman as co-author of this issue of "Becoming Net Positive".

Volunteers distribute food for animals carried by Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine, at a train station in Krakow, Poland.
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Food and Agriculture

Ertharin Cousin to Serve on New USDA Equity Commission

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US Department of Agriculture
Ertharin Cousin

Ertharin Cousin, a distinguished fellow on global food and agriculture at the Council, has been appointed to the newly created USDA Equity Commission.

Screenshot of Ertharin Cousin speaking at a Council event in front of a blue screen.
Food and Agriculture

Time for a National Strategy on Food

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The Hill
Coauthors

Ertharin Cousin and Dan Glickman write in the Hill how the US economy, public health, and hunger rates all demand a comprehensive plan on food and nutrition.

View down a grocery aisle from the front of an empty grocery cart.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Hunger is the Deadliest Weapon of War  

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

The Unites States must address hunger as an essential element of military and foreign policy, former World Food Programme head Ertharin Cousin explains to host Brian Hanson.

A malnourished girl receives food aid in Yemen
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Food and Agriculture

Hunger Is a Weapon of War. Food Can Help Prevent It.

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Foreign Policy
Ertharin Cousin

As the ongoing conflict in Yemen shows, it’s time to fight starvation not only on humanitarian grounds but as an essential component of military and foreign policy.

Food and Agriculture

Council Congratulates the World Food Programme for Nobel Prize

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The World Food Programme received the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for combating hunger and contributing to peace in conflict-affected areas.

Children in Sierra Leone
Annie Spratt
Food and Agriculture