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Review the world hunger problem (Secretary John R. Block)

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

Review the world hunger problem (Secretary John R. Block)

hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, October 25, 1983.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hunger.,
  • Food supply.,
  • Food relief, American.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .A3 1983e
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2999704M
    LC Control Number84602181

      For all its importance to human well-being, agriculture seems to be one of the lagging economic sectors of the last two decades. That means the problem of hunger is flaring up again, as the World. Cheap, plentiful food is an American tradition. We spend a smaller percentage of our income on food than any other nation. We feed much of the world with our surpluses. Consumers, retailers, and restaurants throw away one-quarter of our food stock every year. And yet data collected by the federal government show that almost 12 percent of American households either suffer from hunger .

    Praise for World Hunger: 10 Myths “World Hunger addresses problems of enormous human significance with valuable and often surprising information, much insight, sound common sense, and fundamental decency. It should become not only a book for study, but a guide to action.” – Noam Chomsky. Product Details.   We often hear about people’s desire to solve world hunger, or to be able to feed the world and help alleviate the suffering associated with it. However, meaningful long-term alleviation to hunger is rooted in the alleviation of poverty, as poverty leads to hunger. World hunger is a terrible symptom of world poverty.

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