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World Hunger

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic World Hunger.

Background Information

World hunger refers to the fact that an estimated one in nine people on Earth do not get enough food to be healthy and lead active lives, with a staggering three quarters of all hungry people living in rural areas in Asia and Africa. Use the following sources to learn more about the causes of world hunger including poverty, high food prices, dietary practices, and climate change as well as background on efforts to end world hunger.