Advocates promote jackfruits for Brazilians struggling with food insecurity
Lucrecia Franco

Millions of people are facing hunger in Brazil and across Latin America—33 million, according to a recent study on food insecurity.

As food prices rise, many Brazilian families are finding it harder than ever to put food on the table.

But one project in Rio de Janeiro is trying to make the public aware of an abundant and nutritious fruit that often rots on the ground: the jackfruit. CGTN’s Lucrecia Franco reports.

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