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What are the effects of food shortages in third world countries?

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Effects of food shortages in third world countries include;

  • loss of life due to famine e.g. in Ethiopia and Nigeria
  • increased human suffering i.e children born of malnourished mother are weak.
  • construct wars and clashes between communities over food.
  • Has led to refugee problems as some people have been made to free to neighboring countries in search of food.
  • Increase in poverty levels .There is bound to be a general increase in poverty among the masses.
  • Economics decline-countries that face food shortages will in turn experience economic decline.
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