FAO: Rising prices, food insecurity add to ranks of hungry


              FILE - People gather around a street food vendor in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Dec. 28, 2022. Growing numbers of people in Asia lack enough food to eat as food insecurity rises with higher prices and worsening poverty, according to a report by the Food and Agricultural Organization and other UN agencies released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
            
              FILE - A produce vendor arranges carrots as he waits for customers at a market in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Jan. 22, 2022. Growing numbers of people in Asia lack enough food to eat as food insecurity rises with higher prices and worsening poverty, according to a report by the Food and Agricultural Organization and other UN agencies released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
            
              FILE - A laborer carries sacks of oranges in a wholesale fruit market in Lahore, Pakistan, on Dec. 1, 2021. Growing numbers of people in Asia lack enough food to eat as food insecurity rises with higher prices and worsening poverty, according to a report by the Food and Agricultural Organization and other UN agencies released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary, File)
            
              FILE - People wait for free food outside an eatery in Ahmedabad, India, on Jan. 20, 2021. Growing numbers of people in Asia lack enough food to eat as food insecurity rises with higher prices and worsening poverty, according to a report by the Food and Agricultural Organization and other UN agencies released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
            
              FILE - A produce vendor waits for customers at a market in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Jan. 22, 2022. Growing numbers of people in Asia lack enough food to eat as food insecurity rises with higher prices and worsening poverty, according to a report by the Food and Agricultural Organization and other UN agencies released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
FAO: Rising prices, food insecurity add to ranks of hungry