Brown’s Second Annual Hunger Report

Hunger is an ‘anachronism’ in world of plenty

The Hunger Report: Update 1989, compiled by researchers at the Alan Shawn Feinstein World Hunger Program at Brown University, notes the that incidence of famine decreased somewhat and food production increased in many countries in 1988, but household food poverty is increasing in countries burdened by debt repayment, drastic reductions in health and nutrition expenditures, and rampaging inflation.

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