TITLE

CAN WE FEED THE WORLD?

AUTHOR(S)
McColl, Karen
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1336
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of a global food crisis which is being seen in 2008 as a result of increased global food prices and low crop harvests, and which is causing widespread hunger and social unrest in many countries. A discussion of international cooperation efforts which are underway to help solve the crisis and assist the approximately 73 million people across the globe who depend on food aid is presented. Countries which are most affected by food shortages and whose citizens suffer from hunger are discussed.
ACCESSION #
32744396

 

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