02 Dec Food Sovereignty
Kenya’s food forecast over the next decades is troubling. It will need more food to cope with a growing population over the next decade. But, as this demand for food surges ahead, the increasing effects of climate change will make food production more difficult. Estimates are that global warming could cause a 10% – 20% reduction in overall food production.
Unless actions are taken to build up local food systems and reverse the growing reliance on imports of cereals and other staple foods, there will be a food crisis Time has been wasted on failed programmes and policies to support corporate agribusiness while doing little to effectively challenge the corporations that are dumping surplus food commodities, driving up global greenhouse gas emissions and destroying biodiversity.
KLM is committed to must urgently collaborate and partner with like-minded people to join forces to eliminate the dependence on food imports and realise food sovereignty in Kenya to respond to the climate crisis.