Poverty, Hunger, And Hunger

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Committee 2 Haley De Stefano
Zero Hunger
U.S.A.
Position Paper

Part 1: History of Zero Hunger, and hunger around the world The Zero Hunger project was launched in 2012 by Ban Ki-Moon, to fulfill his aspiration to live in a world where nobody would be hungry and everyone would be healthy, and in the past few months and years the world has made big progress towards ending world hunger. Zero Hunger isn’t just a dream that the world hopes will come true, it is a global goal that world leaders have set for 2030. Zero Hunger will put an end to chronic hunger, malnutrition, and food insecurity. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that about 795 million people of the 7.3 billion people in the world, or one in nine, were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2014-2016. Out of the 780 million live in developing countries representing 12.9 percent, or one in eight, of the population of developing countries, 11 million of those 780 million are undernourished. Hunger isn’t a problem in one specific place, hunger can have a bigger impact in some countries. Every country is suffering from hunger, some worse than others. People in poverty and in smaller countries are suffering the most from chronic undernourishment. The people in these small do not have enough money to

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