World Hunger

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737727623
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 11/1/2006
  • Series: At Issue Series: International Politics
  • Pages: 91
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Introduction     7
World Hunger Is a Worsening Problem$dUN Chronicle     10
Increasing Crop Yields Will Reduce World Hunger   Mark W. Rosegrant   Sarah A. Cline     14
Free-Trade Policies Can Reduce World Hunger   John Nash   Donald Mitchell     22
Free Trade Has Failed to Reduce World Hunger   Peter O'Driscoll     31
A History of U.S. Food Aid   Ryan Swanson     38
Food Aid Is Failing to Address the Problem of World Hunger   Shahla Shapouri   Stacey Rosen     48
Genetic Engineering Can Help Solve the Problem of World Hunger   Jorge E. Mayer   Peter Beyer   Ingo Potrykus     58
Genetic Engineering Is Not a Solution to the Problem of World Hunger   Greenpeace     64
Hunger Should Be Fought at the Local Level   Christine Ahn     71
Women Are Key to Solving the Hunger Problem   Katharine Coon     78
Small Farms Are Key to Solving the Hunger Problem   Julie Mardin     82
Organizations to Contact     91
Bibliography     96
Index     103
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