Why the world is hungry — and how to help

4 hours ago – Economy & BusinessErica Pandey, author of Axios @Work Data: UN Food and Agriculture Organization; Chart: Kavya Beheraj/AxiosAll of us can play a small part in a big — and shockingly, growing — problem: Every night 9% of the world, 700 million people, go to bed hungry.Why it matters: Hunger is spreading in our modern world. It has been exacerbated by the pandemic, and experts say it’s set to get even worse.Hunger in America was at an all time low pre-pandemic, according to Feeding America.