Food shortages

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IGCSE Geography: Agricultural Systems: Food Shortages from Richard Allaway
  1. Define undernutrition.
  2. Define malnutrition.
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World Food Programme - HungerMap LIVE

  1. Use the WFO HungerMap to find the % of the total population is undernourished for these countries:
    • Mozambique
    • Afghanistan
    • Sierra Leone
    • Niger
    • Tunisia
    • Honduras
    • North Korea
    • China
    • Bolivia
    • Iraq
  2. For each of the following physical causes of food shortages – explain how they cause food shortage and the consequences of the food shortage.
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Physical causes of food shortages

  1. For each of the following human causes of food shortages – explain how they cause food shortage and the consequences of the food shortage.
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Human causes of food shortages

Review

Review

There is large scale famine in some developing countries. This may be they result of: physical factors, economic factors, political factors. Explain why there are food shortages in some parts of the world. You may refer to examples which you have studied. [7 Marks]