This report compares two crises points in humanitarian and food security needs (2008 and 2022), and the international communities funding responses and approaches. CARE generated evidence and program examples, as well as external funding data, show that the 2022 hunger crisis is twice as bad in 2008, but we are not seeing similar urgency and funding scale up—nor are we seeing lessons learned in prioritizing layered, nexus approaches in the response.
The more gender inequality there is in the world, the more hunger there is. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent food crisis—exacerbated by the conflict in Ukraine—has drastically worsened the gender food gap. Women have been hit first and hardest by the impacts of crisis on overall increases in hunger. While 2022 saw improvements in global averages, inequality continues to grow in many parts of the world. Read MoreRead More
This report documents insights and learning from a series of Power Shift Dialogues held across the CARE confederation to explore a range of themes and issues related to decolonizing aid, anti-racism, anti-oppression, and being more locally-led. Read MoreRead More