The Hunger Report 1995: The Alan Shawn Feinstein World Hunger Program, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Hunger Report 1995

The Alan Shawn Feinstein World Hunger Program, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1st Edition

Edited by E. Messer, P. Uvin

Routledge

256 pages

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The Hunger Report 1995 highlights progress during the past five years on the problems of food shortage, poverty-related hunger, maternal-child nutrition and health, and micronutrient malnutrition. It is constructed from papers and discussions presented at the five-year-follow-up to the Bellagio Declaration, 'Overcoming Hunger in the 1990s' (1989). Individual essays by hunger researchers, monitors, and policy makers assess advances in achieving the Bellagio goals, which are: 1) to end famine deaths, especially by moving food into zones of armed conflict; 2) to end hunger in half the world's poorest households; 3) to eliminate at least half the hunger of women and children by expanding maternal-child health coverage; and 4) to eliminate vitamin A and iodine deficiencies as public health problems.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General