Food Issues in Africa


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Food Issues in Africa
In the developed world food security is often not considered much of an issue. However, in developing countries food security is often a problem. For example, in “Feed the World” Caitlyn Donaldson states,
Most hungry people are in Asia and the Pacific
(642 million) followed by Sub-Saharan Africa
(265 million) - although the latter has a
higher proportion of hungry people (32%)
(Donaldson 154).
The high number of people with food issues indicates that food security issues are probably one of the most important issues facing the world today. What is interesting is that the majority of hungry people are in developing countries. Sub-Saharan Africa is particularly hard hit with 32 per cent of the population fitting into...
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