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Food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition: necessary policy and technology changes

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Food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition: necessary policy and technology changes
Abstract

Ending food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition is a pressing global ethical priority. Despite differences in food production systems, cultural values and economic conditions, hunger is not acceptable under any ethical principles. Yet, progress in combating hunger and malnutrition in developing countries has been discouraging, even as overall global prosperity has increased in past decades. A growing number of people are deprived of the fundamental right to food, which is essential for all other rights as well as for human existence itself. The food and nutrition crisis has deepened in recent years, as increased food price volatility and global recession affected the poor. In a strategic agenda, it will be necessary to promote pro-poor agricultural growth, reduce extreme market volatility and expand social protection and child nutrition action.

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Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: New Biotechnology - Volume 27, Issue 5, 30 November 2010, Pages 449–452
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Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Bioengineering
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