Learning Activity: discuss World Hunger
After reading through the information in the section, discuss
with your parents, friends, classmates or teachers, or just think
on your own:
do you believe that the right to food is a basic right of every
human being? why?
- do you think the developed nations of the world believe in the
sanctity of this right?
with agricultural produce still producing surpluses, why do you
think some places are still prone to famine (eg. Africa)?
apart from aid, what other ways of elminating poverty are there?
- are these methods udes often enough? why?
farmers are often the poorest people in a country, do you think
they should be allowed to sell their produce at higher prices
to support themselves and their families?
at certain points in history, hunger has been used as a political
tool (hunger strikes, economic blockades etc.). Do you think this
is justified? Can starving people be acceptable under certain
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