Unit 9: What Causes World Hunger?
27. ` Ashley Bisnathsing
CM: 220 College Compositions
What Causes World Hunger?
World Hunger has been occurring for many years all over the world. It’s like a disease that’s been spreading for centuries to women, children, and men. “According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization they have estimated that nearly 870 million people, out of 7.1 billion people in the world, are suffering from chronic undernourishment, 98 percent of them are in developing countries”. (World Food Programme, 2013). World Hunger is caused by poverty, armed conflict, and Climate Change.
Hunger is defined as uneasy or painful sensations that is caused by the need or want for food. Many people that are among us are not fortunate to have food every day. What can lead to the unfortunate going to bed hungry is poverty. The causes of poverty include lack of resources, No or low income, conflict, and hunger itself. “ As of 2008 (2005,statistics), the world bank has estimated that there was an estimated 1,345 million poor people in developing countries, who live on $1.25 a day or less”( World Hunger Poverty and Statistics, 2013). Hunger can lead to greater poverty because it can cause a person’s ability to not work and learn, which can lead to hunger increasing more. Children are affected greatly and die every day from diseases and becoming malnourished. The people that get affected easily from poverty live in rural households. In order to help the poor and low income families there are many programs to...