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Famine

  • By: Evan Weissman
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Famine is the extreme scarcity of food, to such a degree as to result in widespread starvation, swallowing entire segments of the impoverished masses. Famine results from the immediate consequences of the lack of sustenance on a population, whereas hunger is ...

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