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The growing problem of food supply shortages | Environment | The ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2008/jun/11/food

Jun 10, 2008 ... And as demand for food increases around the world, supply ... Exacerbated by crop and/or animal diseases, serious food shortages develop.

Sustainable Table | Food Security & Food Access

www.sustainabletable.org/280/food-security-food-access

Historically, famines and widespread hunger have been caused by problems of ... It is predicted that climate change may negatively affect food supply and food ...

Major Food Supply and Distribution Problems

www.fao.org/3/a-x6971e/x6971e04.htm

Major Food Supply and Distribution Problems ... in satellite city districts are thus the cause of spontaneous markets which fill an important gap in the distribution ...

The World Food Problem

www.unsystem.org/SCN/archives/scnnews11/ch13.htm

“The World Food Problem” is a phrase familiar from the 1970s, but one that has ... concern was less with world food supplies and prices than with the problem of ... of the main cereal staples gives cause for concern that the Green Revolution is ...

Inadequate Food Distribution Systems | Mission 2014: Feeding the ...

12.000.scripts.mit.edu/mission2014/problems/inadequate-food-distribution-systems

Enough food is produced worldwide to feed all the people in the world ... this problem, but perhaps one of the most significant is poor food distribution. ... lack convenient access to a market, which typically causes farmers not to sell their crops.

WHO | Food safety

www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs399/en/

Diarrhoeal diseases are the most common illnesses resulting from the consumption of contaminated ... Food supply chains now cross multiple national borders.

Pests: Everyday Threats to the Human Food Supply - Food Safety ...

www.foodsafetymagazine.com/magazine-archive1/augustseptember-2012/sanitation-pests-everyday-threats-to-the-human-food-supply/

Rodents, including mice, Norway and roof rats, present the biggest problem in food ... pathogens that cause diseases including hantavirus and salmonellosis.

Food Waste: Causes, Effects, and Solutions | Farm Together Now ...

farmtogethernow.org/2014/11/08/food-waste-causes-effects-and-solutions/

Nov 8, 2014 ... In order to address the root problem of food waste, we must first understand where along the supply chain food is being wasted, which varies ...

What causes hunger? | WFP | United Nations World Food ...

m.wfp.org/hunger/causes

This is not just a day-to-day problem: when children are chronically ... The results are high transport costs, lack of storage facilities and unreliable water supplies. ... Drought is one of the most common causes of food shortages in the world.

Food Crisis? The Real Problem is Poverty : Institute of Hazard, Risk ...

ihrrblog.org/2013/07/17/food-crisis-the-real-problem-is-poverty/

Jul 17, 2013 ... But the world's food supply is not at the root of the problem rather it is ... Food policy in Bangladesh that addresses the nature and causes of ...

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The world food crisis: what is behind it and what we can do - World ...

www.worldhunger.org

Oct 23, 2008 ... Population is not outstripping food supply. ... Clearly, global hunger was a growing problem even before the media picked up on the present food crisis. ... The root cause of the crisis is a global food system that is highly ...

Food and Agriculture Issues — Global Issues

www.globalissues.org

Dec 3, 2007 ... There are many inter-related issues causing hunger, which are ... can also suffer as the food industry supplies cheaper food of poorer quality.

What creates food crises? - Thomson Reuters Foundation

www.trust.org

Sep 22, 2014 ... Most of the reasons are caused by a combination of the issues below. ... their normal food supply, leave them unable to afford food or simply ...