In 2020, a massive problem known as food shortage will show up, this will in turn affect food security (Metro, 2011). Food security defined as “Everybody having a sufficient access to food for a healthy diet and efficiently not having anxiety about where their next meal is coming from.” (Global Food Security A, ND). Over the last decade, food crisis has become a real issue facing the world. In fact, world population is expected to rise by 15% by 2050(Global Food Security A, ND). This will negatively affect food security. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast food security in the developed and the developing world.
The essay is organized as follows; elaborating on developed and developing countries, focusing on three main
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In Ethiopia climate change is the reason for the agricultural land to become less effective to harvest the crops due to poor rainfall that may cause floods in some areas that receives late rain. Furthermore, some parts of Kenya did not receive rain and that caused the water shortages to reappear (United Nations, 2010). According to Africa Collage (2010) the climate change caused a reduction in water impact. This means that the developed world suffered from climate change issue. For example, in Australia climate change has reduced the production of local rice and wheat crops by drought and diseases. (Teng and Escaler, 2010).
Both of the developed and the developing world are affected by the factor of climate change, but the developing countries are affected more than the developed countries. The developed countries with a high level of income can resolve their problems by import and export from other countries to be food secured. However, the developing countries are depending on the developed countries to donate food for them due to low level of income. Overall, the developed world is not exactly affected by food security as much as the developing world.
An increase of food prices is another factor that has some negative impact on food security. In the next twenty years, food prices will rise to be more than double (Oxfam, 2011). This issue will influence to change people in