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Food and hunger.ppt

  • GROUP RESEARCH PROJECT
  • SOCIAL ACTION: FIGHT HUNGER
  • Athanasios Tom Kokkinias
  • Instructor
  • Members
  • Fatuma Hassan
  • Khadija Abubakar
  • Maryelle Data
  • Qinghua Sun
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  • Definition
  • hun·ger
  • / h g r/ huhng-ger
  • – noun
  • 1 Worldrenew.net/worldhunger. Please give generously on World Hunger Sunday. to help families. who are living. in poverty. write a new story that is filled with hope and promise..

    the painful sensation or state of weakness caused by the need of food: to collapse from hunger.

    • Most of the world’s hungry live in developing countries . According to the latest Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) statistics, there are 925 million hungry people in the world and 98 percent of them are in developing countries.

      They are distributed like this:

    • 578 million in Asia and the Pacific 265 million in Sub-Saharan Africa 53 million in Latin America and the Caribbean 42 million in the Near East and North Africa
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    • Nature: earthquake, floods, drought
    • War: displaced people, food used as a weapon, farm and wells mined
    • Poverty Trap: poor farmer cannot afford seeds and poor people cannot afford to buy food
    • Poor agricultural infrastructure: roads, water, food storage,
    • Over-exploitation of environment: deforestation, overcropping and overgrazing
    • Harmful economic policies
    5 World Hunger and Food Insecurity: Challenges and Opportunities. Learning Objectives. Describe the current status of world food insecurity. List causes of world food insecurity. Give reasons why women and children are particularly at risk with regard to hunger. Describe the purpose and goals of recent international food .

    • Natural disasters such as floods, tropical storms and long periods of drought are on the increase -- with calamitous consequences for food security in poor, developing countries.
    • Drought is now the single most
    • common cause of food shortages
    • in the world.

      • Since 1992, the proportion of short and long-term food crises that can be attributed to human causes has more than doubled, rising from 15 percent to more than 35 percent.

        All too often, these emergencies are triggered by conflicts.

        World hunger presentation - department of agricultural economics

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      • The poverty-stricken do not have enough money to buy or produce enough food for themselves and their families Why is global hunger a problem? What are some of the many factors that lead to food shortages and famine? What is the impact of political, economic and environmental decisions on a secure world food supply? 1.2 How do famine, food shortages and water quality and/or availability contribute to deficiency diseases?.

        In turn, they tend to be weaker and cannot produce enough to buy more food.

      • The poor are hungry and their
      • hunger traps them in poverty.

        Option topic: global hunger overview 1. famine affects the health of

        The results are high transport costs, lack of storage facilities and unreliable water supplies.

         

      • All conspire to limit
      • agricultural yields
      • and access to food Raise awareness of world hunger on 28 May with this selection of resources. With ever-more Explore the importance of food in a world with a population of seven billion with this secondary assembly, presentation and lesson plan. World Hunger Day lesson plan: Explore poverty through creative writing. Oxfam's 'Sow .

        • Poor farming practices, deforestation, over cropping and overgrazing are exhausting the Earth's fertility and spreading the roots of hunger World Hunger: Terms. A temporary failure of food production or distribution systems in a particular region that leads to increased mortality due to starvation and diseases that result from lack of food. Natural Causes: drought, crop disease; Human Causes: civil war. Example: 1984 Famine in Ethiopia. “Up to five children die .

        • Increasingly, the world's fertile
        • farmland is under threat from
        • erosion, salination and
        • desertification.
          • Every year 15 million children die of hunger
          • Every 3. 6 seconds someone dies of hunger
          • To satisfy the world's sanitation and food requirements would cost only US$13 billion- what the people of the United States and the European Union spend on perfume each year.

          • For the price of one missile, a school full of hungry children could eat lunch every day for 5 years
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          • More than 40% of people in low- or lower middle income households reported food insecurity.

          • Even in middle-income households, almost 25% reported at least one aspect of the problem.

            World hunger presentation ppt - slideshare

          • 18% increase in Food Bank use in 2009
          • 87% people who use food bank are in rented accommodation
          12 16 Jan 2011 - GROUP RESEARCH PROJECT SOCIAL ACTION: FIGHT HUNGER Athanasios Tom Kokkinias Instructor Members Fatuma Hassan Khadija Abubakar
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          • Educate ourselves on global issues and how it impacts hunger and poverty example .

            • Create awareness of this important issue through education and fundraising by setting up a booths in Ashtonbee campus.

            • Volunteer in organizations that work to reduce poverty and hunger such as Canada without poverty
            • Donate to the food bank
            • Call politicians to do
            • something about hunger
            • and poverty in Canada
            13 World Hunger. Fred Boadu, PhD; J.D. (Law) Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University, College Station. Outline. Basic Definitions. The Location of the Hungry. Overview – The facts. Grain Production and Demand - 2020. Factors influencing Food Supply. Land, Labor, Capital, Technology; Other Supply .

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            • Donate to advocacy organizations
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