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Why is there hunger when the world produces ten percent more food than needed to sustain our hunger? There should be enough food to feed the entire global population of seven billion people. And it is estimated that one in every seven people around the world is still hungry up to this date. So why does hunger exist when we are capable of producing more food to provide each and every one of us? What are the causes of the world hunger?
There are many different reasons why we are dealing with hunger. Poverty, agriculture, infrastructure, natural disasters, and war and conflicts are the top four causes of world hunger. Underdeveloped countries count for 98 percent of the world’s hunger.
Hunger is usually passed down from mother to infants and there are 17 million children born underweight due to their mothers being underweight. When the mother is malnourished during her pregnancy, the baby is usually born malnourished also. Women are said to be more malnourished than men, and about sixty percent of those experiencing world hunger is women, which is twenty percent more than men. …
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