Chronic Hunger


Although entertainer, this number still is unacceptably high and is very far from the Objectives of Development of the Millenium to diminish the hunger for the half up to 2015. Women and children represent the biggest ratio of people suffering from chronic hunger. The high prices of foods the low income places poor families with bigger risk not to obtain to receive feeding adjusted for gestantes, babies and children. In fact, more than one tero of infantile mortality in the world is related to the inadequate nutrition. Something between 25% and 50% of harvest of the countries poor ruins or is contaminated by fungos plagues or, before arriving at the tables. In the year of 1976 then the 4 billion inhabitants consumed resources that the nature obtained to restitute, which is, the planet was in its break-even point.

This situation moved and currently 50% are consumed more than the telluric spare capacity and for 2030 a consumption 100% is projected superior. This reliable accomodation loan made by the nature the human beings will cost expensive if it will not be corrected, with reflected right-handers in the deterioration of the quality of life of the species. To turn itself to the break-even point it must be reduced the natural consumption of resources and services in 33%, but as to explain to the Africans and Asians who not they can have the standard of living of the first world? Sustainable agriculture is appearing as a solution to mitigate climatic changes, to reduce problems of public health and costs, to become the cities most inhabitable and to generate empregosem estagnadas economies. More promising and possible future Emum, poor countries that currently have food scarcity could pass if to feed and to generate excesses to help other countries. The food production is inserted in the nature and is agent of its resetting. The agricultural activity almost always blossoms for the deforestation of forests.