World Hunger

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At this week's World Food Summit in Rome, the only point of agreement among 180 is that 800 million hungry people are too many. Being nowhere near their goal set six years ago to halve that number by 2015, the summit is devolving into familiar debates about open markets, genetically altered food, and farm subsidies in America and Europe. We learn more about the economic, political and nutritional causes of hunger and the search for solutions - from governmental to grassroots, from the Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs, the co-director of the progressive think tank Food First, a professor of nutritional science and policy, and a director of the UN's Office for the Food and Agriculture.
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PRI's The World

UN Committee on World Food Security

Food First

International Forum on Globalization

UN Food and Agriculture Organization

US State Department/Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs

Who's Hungry and How Do We Know?

FBI's National Infrastructure Protection Center

DOJ's Office of Intelligence and Policy Review

Institute for Security Technology Studies



Warren Olney