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Food Aid or Food Sovereignty? Ending World Hunger In Our Time

October 1, 2005


If we think of hunger in terms of numbers then the solution also seems as though it should be found in numbers. 

The goal created at the Second World Food Summit in 1996, to reduce the number of malnourished by half by 2015, was a result of governments thinking in terms of numbers. But if hunger had been understood as a reality faced by individuals and families, we would have realized that hunger is also the ultimate symbol of powerlessness.