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Six Things to End World Hunger

1. Staple Crops: Quality Protein Maize, Nerica, Amaranth, Yellow/orange Sweet Potato. 2. Supplemental Protein Crops: Peanut, Pumpkin with hulless seeds, Soybeans, Dry beans (various), other Legumes (lentils, chickpeas, etc.) 3. Oil Seed: tigernut, camelina, sunflower seed — also needed is … Continue reading

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How the Development of Nations Makes World Hunger Worse

As the developing nations progress toward full development, the lives of their citizens improve in many ways. The progress that nations make toward full development is beneficial and necessary. But there are also some detriments. As a nation becomes developed, … Continue reading

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15 Proposed Solutions to World Hunger

These are the 15 solutions proposed by my book, Hunger Math, to alleviate world hunger: A. In Developed Nations: 1. Grow Food Instead of Biofuel 2. Change the Western Diet 3. Stop Feeding Livestock Corn and Soy 4. Reduce Food … Continue reading

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5 Ways the Developed World can Alleviate Hunger

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1. Grow Food Instead of Biofuel The acreage used in the U.S. alone, to grow maize for ethanol, is about 12,392,158 hectares (one crop per year). How many persons can be fed from those 12 million plus hectares? As explained … Continue reading

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How Fertilizer Can Alleviate Hunger

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Crop yields affect the amount of food produced in any nation. A number of studies have shown that simply adding a basic N-P-K fertilizer to a formerly-unfertilized field will more than double yields. In the developed world, using fertilizer is … Continue reading