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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.

What creates food crises? - Thomson Reuters Foundation

www.trust.org/spotlight/what-creates-food-crises/

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 ...

Food and Agriculture Issues — Global Issues

www.globalissues.org/issue/749/food-and-agriculture-issues

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.

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.

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 ...

www.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.

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 ...

Causes of Food Insecurity in African and Other Third World Countries

www.harvesthelp.org.uk/causes-of-food-insecurity-in-african-and-other-third-world-countries.html

A list and overview of some of the most common causes of food insecurity in African and ... Pests, livestock diseases and other agricultural problems. ... has always send help in the form of food supplies and other means which saved millions of ...

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

www.worldhunger.org/holt-gimenez/

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 ...

Global issues - Global Food Security

www.foodsecurity.ac.uk/issue/global.html

A convergence of factors has made food security one of the most important ... Estimates vary, but around 25% of crops can be lost to pests and diseases, such as .... Furthermore, the River Jordan, which supplies water to Israel, Syria, Jordan  ...