DG Okonjo-Iweala: Trade is essential part of climate action efforts to achieve food security

Food security was high on the agenda of the first day of the UN Climate Change COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh on 7 November, with a high-level roundtable calling for concerted action to mitigate the impact of climate change on food supply chains. Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala highlighted the critical role trade plays in addressing climate change and supporting the transition to a sustainable food system.