Giving Compass' Take:

• In a recent speech, Pope Francis condemned the wealth gap for food and resource accessibility around the world and addressed the global food insecurity problem, calling our world's leaders to take a stand.  

• The United Nations' Global Goal 2 calls for an end to hunger by 2030, how can donors and philanthropists do their part to ensure this happens? How can others with platforms call for change?

Here's what's happening in the UK to address growing food insecurity and hunger. 

Pope Francis is encouraging leaders to take a stand against world hunger.

In an annual session for the International Fund for Agricultural Development, a UN agency based in Rome that aims to end poverty and hunger in the rural developing world, Pope Francis took the stage on Thursday to address global food inequality, the Associated Press reports.

“Few have too much, and many have little,” said Pope Francis. “We need the help of the international community, civil society and all those who have the resources. Responsibilities cannot be evaded, passed from one to another, but must be assumed in order to offer concrete and real solutions."

Read the full article about Pope Francis addressing global food insecurity by Jerica Deck at Global Citizen