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The UN has provided 'proof' of how Elon Musk's $6 billion would be spent in the fight against famine.
The tech boss had pledged to sell some of his Tesla shares if the organisation's leaders could explain to him exactly where the money would go.
He became involved in a back and forth on Twitter with the director of the UN's World Food Programme, David Beasley, who urged billionaires like him and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to do what they could to help stop world hunger.
At the time, Musk asked him to come back with a detailed plan, telling Beasley: "If WFP can describe on this Twitter thread exactly how $6B will solve world hunger, I will sell Tesla stock right now and do it.
"But it must be open source accounting, so the public sees precisely how the money is spent."
The world is on fire. I've been warning about the perfect storm brewing due to Covid, conflict, climate shocks & now, rising supply chain costs. IT IS HERE. 45M lives are at stake-and increasing daily. If you don't feed people, you feed conflict, destabilization & mass migration. pic.twitter.com/VotIZlEAGE
- David Beasley (@WFPChief) November 15, 2021
Writing on Twitter this week, Beasley said: "The world is on fire. I've been warning about the perfect storm brewing due to Covid, conflict, climate shocks and now, rising supply chain costs.
"IT IS HERE. 45M lives are at stake-and increasing daily. If you don't feed people, you feed conflict, destabilization and mass migration.
"This hunger crisis is urgent, unprecedented, AND avoidable. @elonmusk, you asked for a clear plan & open books. Here it is!
"We're ready to talk with you - and anyone else - who is serious about saving lives. The ask is $6.6B to avert famine in 2022."
Beasley also shared a link to the UN website, in which it outlines where the money will be directed:
But while Beasley admitted that the money above wouldn't solve world hunger, he explained that it could go some way to saving the lives of millions of people.
He said previously: "$6B will not solve world hunger, but it WILL prevent geopolitical instability, mass migration and save 42 million people on the brink of starvation.
"An unprecedented crisis and a perfect storm due to Covid/conflict/climate crises."
Musk has yet to respond to the UN chief's latest document.
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