Hunger, Malnutrition, And Malnutrition

1102 WordsOct 20, 20145 Pages
Hunger and malnutrition in Africa has been on the increase, have affected many Africans in different ways since 1900’s. Children and adults both are facing devastating hunger and malnutrition crisis across a south of Africa. Some of the regions that are strongly affected by hunger and malnutrition issues includes Countries like Ethiopia, Kenya and Zambia. Commonness of malnourishment in total populations of Kenya is 28% in Ethiopia 37% and in Zambia 45%. People in these populations are suffering from hunger and malnutrition in large numbers. In some parts of Africa parents have hard time providing nutritious food to their children due to crop failures, sky rocketing food prices and insecurity. According to the Secretary of United States General Kofi Annan mentioned that African leaders are mismanaging their abundant resources. He also stated that under use of their resources abundant resources has become the very source of Africa’s misery. The main reason for hunger and malnutrition of their people is being the lack of resources in Africa on counties in Africa. In some of the countries in Africa hunger and malnutrition have deadly effects on majority of the population. There are lot of deficiency among millions of Africans which includes malnutrition diseases like protein energy deficiency, anemia, and vitamin A deficiency, and which are effecting and killing them especially children. Africa is greatly affected by devastating epidemic called hungry, which causes of people
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