Betting on Famine: Why the World Still Goes Hungry PDF

Betting on Famine: Why the World Still Goes Hungry PDF Æ Famine: Why the World Kindle - Famine: Why PDF É on Famine: Why the World Kindle - Betting on PDF \ on Famine: Why PDF/EPUB é Few know that world hunger was very nearly eradicated in our lifetimes In the past five years, however, widespread starvation has suddenly reappeared, and chronic hunger is a major issue on ever. Few know that world hunger was very nearly eradicated in our lifetimes In the past five years, however, widespread starvation has suddenly reappeared, and chronic hunger is a major issue on every continent In an extensive investigation of this disturbing shift, Jean Ziegler one of the world s leading food experts lays out in clear and accessible terms the complex global causes of the new hunger crisis Ziegler s wide ranging and fascinating examination focuses on how the new sustainable revolution in energy production has diverted millions of acres of corn, soy, wheat, and other grain crops from food to fuel The results, he shows, have been sudden and startling, with declining food reserves sending prices to record highs and a new global commodities market in ethanol and other biofuels gobbling up arable lands in nearly every continent on earthLike Raj Patel s pathbreaking Stuffed and Starved, Betting on Famine will enlighten the millions of Americans concerned about the politics of food at home and about the forces that prevent us from feeding the world s children Few know that world hunger was very nearly eradicated in our lifetimes In the past five years, however, widespread starvation has suddenly reappeared, and chronic hunger is a major issue on every continent In an extensive investigation of this disturbing shift, Jean Ziegler one of the world s leading food experts lays out in clear and accessible terms the complex global causes of the new hunger crisis Ziegler s wide ranging and fascinating examination focuses on how the new sustainable revolution in energy production has diverted millions of acres of corn, soy, wheat, and other grain crops from food to fuel The results, he shows, have been sudden and startling, with declining food reserves sending prices to record highs and a new global commodities market in ethanol and other biofuels gobbling up arable lands in nearly every continent on earthLike Raj Patel s pathbreaking Stuffed and Starved, Betting on Famine will enlighten the millions of Americans concerned about the politics of food at home and about the forces that prevent us from feeding the world s children