Can We Eradicate Hunger?
Guha-Khasnobis, Basudeb (2008). Can We Eradicate Hunger?. United Nations University Press.
Author Guha-Khasnobis, Basudeb Title Can We Eradicate Hunger? Volume/Issue No. 1 Publication Date 2008-12-27 Place of Publication Helsinki Publisher United Nations University Press Pages 7 Language eng Abstract World hunger is prevalent yet receives relatively less attention compared to poverty. The MDGs have taken a step to address this with the resolution of halving the number of starving people in the world by 20 5. A substantial and sustainable reduction in hunger will also greatly improve the chances of meeting the MDGs related to poverty reduction, education, child mortality, maternal health, and disease. Hunger though is not a straightforward problem of producing enough to feed the world’s population; it has many cross-cutting dimensions. This study addresses a combination of economic, social, and political perspectives, drawing upon academic research of the economic factors and the experiences of international organizations and civil society. Copyright Holder United Nations University Copyright Year 2008 Copyright type Creative commons ISSN 1814802 ISBN 9789280830
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