Skip to comments.UN: Record 1 billion go hungry
Posted on 10/14/2009 4:28:39 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
NAIROBI, Kenya Parents in some of Africa's poorest countries are cutting back on school, clothes and basic medical care just to give their children a meal once a day, experts say. Still, it is not enough.
A record 1 billion people worldwide are hungry and a new report says the number will increase if governments do not spend more on agriculture. According to the U.N. food agency, which issued the report, 30 countries now require emergency aid, including 20 in Africa.
The trend continues despite a goal set by world leaders nine years ago to cut the number of hungry people in half by 2015.
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Quick, we need another rock concert.
no mention of global warming contributing to the number.. or maybe I missed it.
Those fish in the central valley of CA aren’t going hungry are they?
I think Sam Kinison had the solution....”MOVE TO WHERE THE FOOD IS!!!!”
Isn’t this what the radical left has been trying to do for a long time? depopulation?
I can think of a few rock bands I’d like to see together.
Let’s Do IT!
Blue Oyster Cult.. Led Zeppelin.. ZZ Top .. aw heck. Willie
Nelson too. (No U2 you ask? uhh. no )
Its not global warning, its the response to global warming that is aimed at depopulation
Mother Nature just watered pretty near everyone yesterday.
still could use a lot more, gradually over time.
as to delta smelt .. here’s beer batter in your eye. ;-)
Sounds to me like the UN is admitting to being a massive failure.
Even Bono knows he’s dreary.
Good thing those damn White folks don’t own the farms anymore, or it could be worse.
Trust in governments, question everyone else.....Nah, it just doesn't have a ring to it.
I grew up “hungry” as an American. One small to medium meal a day until I was old enough to work: 14, then I had one big meal everyday. But the funny thing is I still eat only one meal a day. Maybe two if my wife forces me.
According to the U.N. I’d probably be considered “hungry” today.
hitler and mao and stalin dabbled at that.
Have you seen the latest out of Zimbabwe.. total waste of resources, despotism raised to an artform.
why is africa suffering? after all the billions. why indeed?
mineral and oil rich .. squandered for tinpot pop-up progressive puppets in afrikan garb
Yes, and they are just like every other socialist promoting organizations like the DNC, they place blame and it's ALWAYS placed on someone else for their own failures.
GWB is the default blame however that is dissipating with time.
Burning food (via biofuels) causes food price increases and hunger. The UN encourages food burning.
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