Global Food crisis - Oct. 6, 2009 "Global Food...

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Oct. 6, 2009 “Global Food Crisis,” Marcia Clemmitt Geog 112 Thesis Rise in food prices are causing hunger and malnutrition to many people in the developing countries and it is all because of our diet and our policies. Response Global food crisis is truly a problem of the century. Everyone is aware that the problem exists but due to stronger sense of egocentrism, no one is willing to scarify their own way of life to help the others. To me, the biggest problem is in the daily diet of well developed countries such as United States, Europe, and some Asia such as Japan. According to the author Clemmitt, the “biggest problem is the food consumption of developed nations. If everyone sticks with grain and legume based diet, there is enough food to feed everyone in the world.” Also the developed nations’ farm and trade policies are harming poor people in developing countries. And even the food aid policies are harming people in developing countries. I believe that people in the developed countries sticking with grain and legume based diet, to feed the poor in the world, is almost impossible. I believe this because people are self centered and
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