The heads of the
World Bank Group (WBG), International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations World
Food Program (WFP), and World Trade Organization (WTO) called for urgent action
on food security.
World Bank Group President David Malpass, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, WFP Executive Director David Beasley and WTO Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala issued the following joint statement ahead of the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group next week: