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Hunger by Chi-Eun

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Published on August 2, 2007

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World Hunger Chi-Eun Kim

Statistic of World Hunger Total : about 841 million Under five years old : 153 million Dying children : 6 million World Hunger is a serious problem !!!

Total : about 841 million

Under five years old : 153 million

Dying children : 6 million

Who is Hungry? People in developed countries BUT !!! Nowadays also advanced countries suffering from hunger, because of the poverty

The Extent of the Problem 40,000 children under age five die every day from hunger and preventable diseases. The loss of human life from hunger is greater than if an atomic bomb were to be dropped on a densely populated area every three days. One in every five people in the world is hungry.

40,000 children under age five die every day from hunger and preventable diseases.

The loss of human life from hunger is greater than if an atomic bomb were to be dropped on a densely populated area every three days.

One in every five people in the world is hungry.

More people have died from hunger in the past two years that were killed in World War I and World War II combined. 70% of childhood deaths are associated with malnutrition and preventable diseases. 70% of people in Asia live in extreme poverty.

More people have died from hunger in the past two years that were killed in World War I and World War II combined.

70% of childhood deaths are associated with malnutrition and preventable diseases.

70% of people in Asia live in extreme poverty.

World Hunger’s Factors Political Environmental Economical

Political Factors WAR EFFECT Destroys crops Food – political weapon Takes labors and other resources

Military Spending Disproportionate of government money Behest of more powerful nations Security Aid

Economical Factors Imbalance of the international trade External debt Hunger

Small family farmers Powerful agribusinesses S H U T O U t R E S U L T Low price of goods Farmers can’t make their living

Low price

of goods

Farmers can’t

make their living

NAFTA, GATT Influence negatively to foreign aid Multinational corporations have more free to trade

Environmental Factors Land degradation & Clearly cut land Produce fewer or no crops Easy to damage From drought, floods, or heavy winds HUNGER

Stop Blaming the Weather food production grown faster then population Because of the innovation. It made technology better such as hybrid seeds, fertilizers and so on. WHY ???

food production grown faster then population

malnourishment? Especially, underfed children succumb more easily to disease, and are often stunted both physically and mentally, making it harder for them to earn a living as adults. RESULT ???

malnourishment?

Bad government lead to hunger? YES !!! Congo ~~~

Bad government lead to hunger?

What Poor countries need? private property; own their land . Biggest favor; rich countries -> poor countries To give less aid-to their own farmers (rich countries)

What Poor countries need?

Biggest favor; rich countries -> poor countries

Farmers are protected in rich countries. HOW ??? Subsides high tariffs import quotas a tangle of other barriers masquerading as health and safety standards.

Farmers are protected in rich countries.

Subsides

high tariffs

import quotas

a tangle of other barriers masquerading

as health and safety standards.

Poor Nations Denounce U.S Farm Subsides Protectionism Adds to Hunger, Critics Say

Only way to alleviate world hunger? - by, leader of developing nations. - United Nations World Food Summit Free Trade

Only way to alleviate world hunger?

- by, leader of developing nations.

- United Nations World Food Summit

How can biotechnology fight hunger? By increasing productivity By improving crop quality By reducing the need for chemical pesticides.

How can biotechnology fight hunger?

By increasing productivity

By improving crop quality

By reducing the need

for chemical pesticides.

Main causes of food shortages Wars Protectionism in agriculture products in Europe, the U.S.A., China, India, and Japan. Protectionism in value-added products in the part of the same countries.

Main causes of food shortages

Wars

Protectionism in agriculture products

in Europe, the U.S.A.,

China, India, and Japan.

Protectionism in value-added products

in the part of the same countries.

Effects of the high level of U.S. farm subsides It depresses prices and effectively shuts their producers from developing nations .

Effects of the high level of U.S. farm subsides

Suggested Solution … IDE IDE Boulder-Denver area’s NGO To develop and disseminate affordable, low-tech ways to water their fields

 

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