The causes of hunger


Insufficient support to agricultural development

The food and agricultural

policy paradox


Last update:    May 2018

The causes of hunger

The process that keeps around one billion people in a situation of food insecurity and undernourishment is complex. There are a number of factors that help to explain why certain population groups find themselves in the intolerable situation of not being able to have access to adequate food.

Materne Maetz

(September 2012)

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