"We know that a peaceful world cannot long exist, one-third rich and two-thirds hungry" - Jimmy Carter
Hunger is an issue which is vastly sweeping the globe. There are record numbers of those suffering from hunger, both nationally and internationally. The causes for this suffering vary, ranging from poor environmental sustainability to war. Thus far, there has been a variety of interventions and legislations in order to help those suffering. News coverage of the issue is ever expanding.
A Global Food Crisis Hits World's Poor (2:22 min) The rising cost of food has triggeres riots in a number of countries in recent weeks. Economic policy makers warn that the inflationary effect could push millions back into poverty. And aid organizations are concerned that they will not be able to feed the poorest of the poor. VOA's Brian Padden reports on the global food crisis
Global Food Crisis (The Washington Post)
In-depth coverage of the series which aired beginning Saturday, April 26,2008 about the global food crisis. The topics that the series covers varies, ranging from the root causes to the effects in Africa