Worldwide Hunger

Timmer, C. Peter
September 1982
Harvard International Review;Sep/Oct1982, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p43
The article focuses on the global problem of hunger. The author emphasizes that the human problem of hunger is chronic and is growing rapidly. He also identifies classes of hungry people that include the very poor, the landless and the vulnerable groups of children, pregnant and lactating women and the elderly. To alleviate this problem, he emphasizes the supply of more of their basic food. He also explains that food quantity is the primary factor that affects the lives of the hungry.


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