Food aid



[3 May 2007]


  1. According to the video from the World Food Programme – what can hunger cause? You need four or five statements.

United Nations World Food Programme

  1. Use the World Food Programme website to make some notes on how the World Food Programme distributes food aid.
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WFP - Role of food aid spreadsheet

  1. Use the Excel Document (above) to list the top 10 countries in terms of the percentage of food aid in their total consumption.

BBC News - Food aid 'not enough on its own' [24 January 2007]

  1. Read the news article ‘Food aid 'not enough on its own'.
  2. What problems can food aid cause?
  3. What suggestions are being made to improve the use of food aid as a management of food shortages?