FAO and WFP warn of a hunger crisis in DRC

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have said that a hunger crisis in affecting 1 in 3 people in the DRC. 

“For the first time ever we were able to analyse the vast majority of the population, and this has helped us to come closer to the true picture of the staggering scale of food insecurity in the DRC”, said Peter Musoko, WFP’s DR Congo representative.   

“This country should be able to feed its population and export a surplus. We cannot have children going to bed hungry and families skipping meals for an entire day”, he added. 

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