A developing food crisis and potential refugee movements

Michael J. Puma*, So Young Chon, Kaoru Kakinuma, Matti Kummu, Raya Muttarak, Richard Seager, Yoshihide Wada

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateScientificpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)


At least 30 million people in three African countries and Yemen are experiencing severe food insecurity. To rapidly scale-up international aid, we should acknowledge the systemic risk implied in food insecurity by looking at, for example, potential international refugee movement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)380-382
Number of pages3
JournalNature Sustainability
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2018
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A developing food crisis and potential refugee movements'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Projects

    From Failand to Winland

    Varis, O., Niva, V., Sojamo, S., Keskinen, M., Jalava, M., Lehikoinen, E. & Porkka, M.


    Project: Academy of Finland: Strategic research funding

    Cite this

    Puma, M. J., Chon, S. Y., Kakinuma, K., Kummu, M., Muttarak, R., Seager, R., & Wada, Y. (2018). A developing food crisis and potential refugee movements. Nature Sustainability, 1(8), 380-382. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-018-0123-z