Audrey Pence, The Path to Global Food Security: An Interview with Jim Morris, The Solutions Journal, Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages 16-17 (https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/the-path-to-global-food-security-an-interview-with-jim-morris/) Abstract: The United Nations (UN) has said that the World Food Program faces today its worst challenge since WWII, with five top-level humanitarian crises to attempt to address. Jim Morris served as Executive Director of the UN World Food Program from 2002 to 2007, the largest humanitarian agency in the world, and had the rank of Under Secretary General within the UN. He also served as the Secretary General's Special Envoy for Southern Africa. . . . You have done quite a bit of work to end child hunger. Of your work, what's been the most successful strategy that you've found? It seemed to me that if we were going to work on cutting hunger in half in the world, the best investment we could make would be to cut child hunger in half or try to eliminate it. There were 400 to 500 million hungry kids in the world that didn't have 2,300 nutritious calories every day. I became consumed with this notion of so many hungry kids in the world, understanding that hunger is the most serious health … Topics: Agriculture & Food; Globalization; Security