Food for Thought

Really interesting article on resources and food stuffs

Nat Geo Education Blog

FOOD

No one on the planet should go hungry. The world’s farmers actually grow more calories than the World Food Programme recommendation for a healthy diet. In most places, the challenge is access. (National Geographic News)

Read a version of this article on our site, explore undernourishment data from around the world with MapMaker Interactive, and check out our Food Education collection, providing resources for teaching about food and food issues.

Undernourishment is largely concentrated in the developing world—mostly Africa and southern Asia. Map by Jerome N. Cookson, National Geographic Undernourishment is largely concentrated in the developing world—mostly Africa and southern Asia.
Map by Jerome N. Cookson, National Geographic

Discussion Ideas

  • Read through our article on undernourishment. What is the difference between hunger and undernourishment?
    • Hunger is a physical condition marked by stomach pangs and general fatigue. People all over the world go hungry, even for just a few hours, when they don’t have enough to eat.
    • Undernourishment, which is a chronic physical condition, can lead…

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