Socialism and famine
A famine is a widespread scarcity of food, caused by several factors including crop failure, population unbalance, or government policies. This phenomenon is usually accompanied or followed by regiona...
Socialism and famine - Wikipedia
Lake Mead Hits All-Time Low Amid Ongoing Drought
Crucial Nevada reservoir at lowest point since Hoover Dam was built in 1936; water managers plan to let it drop further..
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
Great Leap Forward
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Famine scales
Famine scales are the ways in which degrees of food security are measured, from situations in which an entire population has adequate food to full-scale famine. The word "famine" has highly emotive a...
Famine scales - Wikipedia
Theories of famines
The conventional explanation until 1951 for the cause of famines was the decline of food availability (abbreviated as FAD for food availability decline). The assumption was that the central cause of a...
Holodomor
The Holodomor (Ukrainian: Голодомор, "Extermination by hunger" or "Hunger-extermination"; derived from морити голодом, "to kill by starvation") was a man-made famine in the Ukrainian Soviet Social...
Holodomor - Wikipedia
Water crisis
Water security has been defined as "the reliable availability of an acceptable quantity and quality of water for health, livelihoods and production, coupled with an acceptable level of water-related r...
Water crisis - Wikipedia
Food security
Humans are using an increasing amount of Earth's annual production of plants.Food security is a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Concerns over food security h...
Food security - Wikipedia
Famine relief
Famine relief is an organized effort to reduce starvation in a region in which there is famine. A famine is a phenomenon in which a large proportion of the population of a region or country are so und...
List of famines
This is a selective list of known major famines, ordered by date.Between 108 BC and 1911 AD there were no fewer than 1,828 major famines in China, or one nearly every year in one or another province; ...
2005-06 Niger food crisis
A severe but localized food security crisis occurred in the regions of northern Maradi, Tahoua, Tillabéri, and Zinder of Niger from 2005 to 2006. It was caused by an early end to the 2004 rains, deser...
2005-06 Niger food crisis - Wikipedia
2010 Sahel famine
A large-scale, drought-induced famine occurred in Africa's Sahel region and many parts of the neighboring Sénégal River Area from February to August 2010. It is one of many famines to have hit the reg...
2010 Sahel famine - Wikipedia
2011 Horn of Africa famine
Between July 2011 and mid-2012, a severe drought affected the entire East Africa region. Said to be "the worst in 60 years", the drought caused a severe food crisis across Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopi...
2011 Horn of Africa famine - Wikipedia
Great Chinese Famine
The Three Years of Great Chinese Famine (simplified Chinese: 三年大饥荒; traditional Chinese: 三年大饑荒; pinyin: Sānnián dà jīhuāng), referred to by the Communist Party of China as the Three Years ...
Great Leap Forward
The Great Leap Forward (simplified Chinese: 大跃进; traditional Chinese: 大躍進; pinyin: Dà yuè jìn) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) was an economic and social campaign by the Communist ...
Great Leap Forward - Wikipedia
Famine in India
Famine had been a recurrent feature of life in the Indian sub-continental countries of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, and reached its numerically deadliest peak in the late 18th and 19th centuries. H...
Famine in India - Wikipedia
North Korean famine
The North Korean famine, which together with the accompanying general economic crisis are known as the Arduous March (Hangul: 북한기근; Chosŏn'gŭl: 고난의 행군) in North Korea, occurred in North Korea from 199...
Medieval demography
Medieval demography is the study of human demography in Europe and the Mediterranean during the Middle Ages. It is an estimate of the number of people who were alive during the Medieval period, popula...
Medieval demography - Wikipedia
Crisis of the Late Middle Ages
The Crisis of the Late Middle Ages refers to a series of events in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries that brought centuries of European prosperity and growth to a halt. Three major crises led to ...
Crisis of the Late Middle Ages - Wikipedia
Great Irish Famine
The Great Famine (Irish: an Gorta Mór) was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. It is sometimes referred to, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish P...
Great Irish Famine - Wikipedia
Famines in Russia and USSR
Droughts and famines in Russia and the Soviet Union tended to occur on a fairly regular basis, with famine occurring every 10–13 years and droughts every 5–7 years. Golubev and Dronin distinguish thr...
Famines in Russia and USSR - Wikipedia
Lake Mead Hits All-Time Low Amid Ongoing Drought
Crucial Nevada reservoir at lowest point since Hoover Dam was built in 1936; water managers plan to let it drop further..
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
Malnutrition in India
The World Bank estimates that India is one of the highest ranking countries in the world for the number of children suffering from malnutrition. The prevalence of underweight children in India is am...