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EFFECT OF FOOD CRISIS IN THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES

Food crisis is a state of emergency in which populations are at risk of death, disease and panic due to shortages of food or food contamination. It is currently happen in Third World Countries such as India and so on. There are many effects of food crisis happened in Third World Countries such as increased demand for resource intensive food, economy and effect on public health. First effect is the increase demand for more resource intensive food. In 2008, that the gradual change in diet among newly prosperous populations. The usage in industrial, feed, and input intensive foods, not population growth among poor consumers of simple grains, has contributed to the price increases. Food crisis happened because of not enough food to support a growing population and the demand for food increases exponentially. For example, issue is that rising affluence in India and China is reducing the `shock absorber' of poor people who are forced to reduce their resource consumption when food prices rise. They must reduce their resource consumption because of food crisis. The second effect is effect on economy of the country that have food crisis. For example, financial speculation in commodity futures following the collapse of the financial derivatives markets has contributed to the crisis due to a "commodities super-cycle." Financial speculators seeking quick returns have removed trillions of dollars from equities and mortgage bonds, some of which has been invested into food and raw materials. Government only spending money just to meet rising food demand from day to day and cause money allocated to other things disturbed and inadequate. Thus, the economy will be affected because of the provision for other things have been taken to meet the demand for food is very high.

the Third World Countries as well as the IGO’s and INGO’s should try to cooperate and taking measurements that can overcome this food crisis problem because this problem has a devastating effect on humans. due to crowded. For example. food crisis effected on the public health. The World Health Organization stated that "8. Therefore. with over 17. In conclusion. If all parties take note and measures to overcome the food crisis.500 cases reported in the first 6 months. Malnutrition rates among children in July also reached 30 percent in parts of Kenya and Ethiopia and over 50% in southern Somalia. The global food crisis threatens to reverse hardwon gains in public health in developing countries and is already jeopardizing the health of the most vulnerable people in poor countries.Third effect is effect on public health. attributed in part to the refugee crisis. unsanitary conditions. . particularly pregnant women. children and the elderly. we are able to make the world better if we all come together as one and change the outcome by reaching a hand to feed a soul. particularly people of third world countries. Ethiopia and Kenya were also facing a severe measles epidemic.8 million people are at risk of malaria and 5 million of cholera" in Ethiopia.