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Seasons of Hunger: Fighting Cycles of Starvation Among the World's Rural Poor

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Every year, millions of the rural poor suffer from predictable and preventable seasonal hunger. This hunger is less dramatic but no less damaging than the starvation associated with famines, wars and natural disasters. Seasons of Hunger explores why the world does not react to a crisis that we know will continue year after year.

Seasonal hunger is caused by annual cycles of
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 30th 2008 by Pluto Press (first published September 20th 2008)
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Great, clear overview of the technical details of interventions (programs, policy, people's movements) needed to address chronic malnutrition, from a farmer-focused, food sovereignty perspective.

Update: cited this book extensively for a project I'm working on, and I just want to emphasize how concise and clearly this work names and explains the interacting causes and devastating, multi-layered impacts of seasonal hunger, beautifully summed up on page 50: “Famine is often the result of seasonal h
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