Cure to World Hunger

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Cure to World Hunger

  1. 1. The Cure to WorldHunger is DistributionLucy Trieshmann and Phoebe WarrenAPES
  2. 2. Plenty of Food 10% more food exists than is necessary to support the population (7 billion +) Food should be measured in calories, not quantity  Quantity is less important than type of food  Abundance of calories, but aren’t used intelligently  Feeding of animals
  3. 3. Solution is Distribution Ways to distribute:  Create sustainable agriculture  Healthy soil, water, and biodiversity  Lowering prices of essential foods  Increasing amount of cultivatable land  Fair trade products  Coffee, cocoa, sugar, tea, fruit, honey
  4. 4. Yes, it is possible Possible, but not probable Many factors preventing a solution  Greed  Unbalanced economies  Laziness  Unusable land  Climate
  5. 5. Greed & Unbalanced Economics“Indeed, globally the richest 20 per cent of humanitycontrols around 85 per cent of all wealth, whilst thepoorest 20 per cent control only 1.5 per cent.” -Ross Copeland
  6. 6. Climate & Unusable Land
  7. 7. Why is there hunger in America? As fuel and oil prices go up, so do food prices Foreign trade is increasing, but not improving economy. Harming American peoples.  Farmers sell foreign and increase prices; less food for Americans and higher prices US dollar prices are dropping, affecting international foods
  8. 8. Works Cited http://www.blog.benjieboo.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/hunger-map.jpg http://awellfedworld.org/issues/scarcity http://www.womenaid.org/press/info/food/food4.htm http://www.wiserearth.org/aof/195 http://www.globalissues.org/article/8/solving-world-hunger-means-solving-world-poverty http://www.aarp.org/money/low-income-assistance/info-04- 2009/what_happened_tothefoodsurplus.3.html http://sites.sandiego.edu/globaleducation/files/2011/02/US-DRC-ComparisonPoster.jpg http://www.personal.psu.edu/suj133/blogs/ist590-fall2008/starving-hand-2.jpg http://www.foodfirst.org/en/about/programs/development

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