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Armed conflict is a leading cause of hunger, says FAO

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7503.1286-a (Published 02 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1286
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. London

    Armed conflict is now the leading cause of hunger around the world, concludes a report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization that was presented to the Committee on World Food Security in Rome last week.


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    A severely malnourished man in 1998, during Sudan's last outbreak of famine induced by war

    Credit: PAUL LOWE/PANOS

    The goal of halving hunger worldwide by the year 2015, …

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