Zero Chance for Zero Hunger?
Food and nutrition security in a desperate climate
Worldwide, up to 811 million people suffer from hunger, every 13 seconds a child dies from its consequences. The reason for these alarming figures is primarily the impact of wars and conflicts, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic. In the follow-up to the Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit, the Human Rights Film Festival Berlin and Aktion gegen den Hunger together with Save the Children, Welthungerhilfe and Global Citizen invite you to a special screening of the documentary film "The Ants and the Grasshopper" (online available now until 19 December) and a virtual panel discussion on (16 December, 6 pm) with:
Esther Lupafya (@esther_lupafya) - Protagonist of the Film and Executive Director of Soils Food and Healthy Communities (SFHC) Organisation, Malawi
Christoph Hoffmann (@HoffmannForest) - Deputy Chair, Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development, FDP
Deborah Düring (@DeborahDuering) - Spokesperson on Development Policy, The Greens
Mike Nkhombo Khunga (@Khunga_Mike) - SUN Youth Leader for Nutrition, Malawi
Christine Mhundwa (@mhundwa7) - Journalist for Deutsche Welle (Moderator)
Together, the participants will discuss how the newly elected German government must act and what commitments it must make so that Germany can contribute to a world without hunger, or what concrete changes and measures are needed to achieve this goal.
Anita Chitaya is a fighter: she can get men to stand up for equality and knows how to grow food even on dead soil. But to fight hunger in her native Malawi and secure people's livelihoods, she faces her biggest challenge: convincing the USA that climate change is real. On her journey from Malawi to California to the White House, she experiences racial and gender inequality firsthand, meets climate skeptics and desperate farmers.