publication . Article . Other literature type . 2000

PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF THE WORLD FOOD SITUATION

Gebremedhin, Tesfa G.; Gebremedhin, Tesfa G.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2000
Abstract
Although world food and agricultural production, based on current trends, will be sufficient to meet demand in the decades ahead, the world still faces a serious food crisis, at least as perilous and life-threatening for millions of poor people as those of the past. To this end, the main objective of this paper is to illuminate the world food situation and to provide a critical analysis of the core causes of world food insecurity by identifying the various misconceptions surrounding our understanding of hunger, starvation, and poverty. A clear and deeper awareness of the real causes of hunger and malnutrition in poor countries is imperative to enable and challen...
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free text keywords: food distribution, food security, food supply, hunger, malnutrition, poverty, Food Security and Poverty,, Food Security and Poverty, food distribution, food security, food supply, hunger, malnutrition, poverty
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