food shortages Sudan

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  • Created on: 13-04-19 10:17
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  • Sudan food shortages
    • causes
      • physical
        • long term decline in rainfall
        • increased use of marginal land
          • causes soil degredation
        • flooding
      • social
        • high population growth
          • overgrazing/ erosion
        • high female illiteracy rate (65%)
        • poor infant health
      • economic
        • high dependency on farming
          • 70% of labour force and 37% GDP
        • high military spending
          • due to 20yrs civil war
        • limited access to markets
        • debt
    • solutions
      • project food aid
        • targets specific groups
          • long term plan
      • relief food aid
        • delivered directly to those in crisis
        • short term
      • programme food aid
        • provided to gov.
          • for sale in local markets
        • may come with conditions from donor
    • problems with food aid
      • makes countries more dependent
        • undermines local farmers
      • quality of food generally poor. even gm and inedible
      • very expensive

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