Overpopulation and Hunger in the Developing World<br />By: Chad Gubbels<br />
Controlling the Population<br />A methodology used to control the type, location and number of people that inhabit the ear...
Destructive/Preventative Controls<br />General strategy – decrease birth rate by any means<br />Death<br />Genocide<br />D...
Destructive/Preventative Controls Continued<br />Taxation/financial disincentives<br />Fines<br />Loss of:<br />Work<br />...
Viable Control<br />Education<br />Family planning<br />Birth control/contraception<br />Cheap<br />Available to public<br...
Viable Control<br />Technology<br />Ensure equal distribution<br />Track demographics<br />Monitor migration trends<br />E...
Hunger<br />1 billion people across the world are hungry<br />Every day almost 16,000 children die from hunger-related cau...
Hunger<br />Hunger manifests itself in many ways other than starvation and famine. Most people who battle hunger deal with...
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  1. 1. Overpopulation and Hunger in the Developing World<br />By: Chad Gubbels<br />
  2. 2. Controlling the Population<br />A methodology used to control the type, location and number of people that inhabit the earth.<br />There are two types: destructive/ preventative and viable<br />http://worldhaveyoursay.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/hunger.jpg<br />http://www.markswatson.com/popcontrol.htm<br />
  3. 3. Destructive/Preventative Controls<br />General strategy – decrease birth rate by any means<br />Death<br />Genocide<br />Disease<br />STDs, malaria<br />Evidence medicinal cures withheld to study effects of some disease<br />Abortion<br />War<br />Famine<br />Disease, war, and famine may cause migration<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Population_control<br />http://www.markswatson.com/popcontrol.htm<br />
  4. 4. Destructive/Preventative Controls Continued<br />Taxation/financial disincentives<br />Fines<br />Loss of:<br />Work<br />Promotion<br />Farmland<br />Problem<br />Poor anyway  can’t afford<br />No institutions to enforce<br />http://www.eugenics-watch.com/roots/chap15.html<br />http://www.bartlettinteractive.com/images/stock/$/ForeignMoney.jpg<br />
  5. 5. Viable Control<br />Education<br />Family planning<br />Birth control/contraception<br />Cheap<br />Available to public<br />Again, abortion – ethical?<br />Don’t vaccinate – save that money for education  not a societal burden<br />Ethical issues?<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overpopulation#Solutions<br />
  6. 6. Viable Control<br />Technology<br />Ensure equal distribution<br />Track demographics<br />Monitor migration trends<br />Ethical?<br />
  7. 7. Hunger<br />1 billion people across the world are hungry<br />Every day almost 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes<br />Hunger is the most extreme form of poverty, where individuals or families cannot afford to meet their most basic need for food<br />http://www.bread.org/learn/hunger-basics/hunger-facts-international.html<br />http://www.concurringopinions.com/archives/hunger.jpg<br />
  8. 8. Hunger<br />Hunger manifests itself in many ways other than starvation and famine. Most people who battle hunger deal with chronic undernourishment and vitamin and mineral deficiencies.<br />Countries with large populations are usually poor and often lack the social safety nets we enjoy, such as soup kitchens etc.<br />http://www.concurringopinions.com/archives/hunger.jpg<br />

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