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Un And Ngos Make To Solve The Problems Of Population And Wealth Facing Humankind In The 20th Century

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After the Second World War, the world’s population growth became faster. The problem is serious especially in the third world countries. These countries need to face overcrowding, food and resource shortage. And the distribution of wealth is uneven. So the United Nation and other international organizations make to solve the problems.

Due to the population growth, the living standard of the poor countries becomes worse. UN form IMF and World Bank. The IMF lends money to countries with balance of payment difficulties and the World Bank lends money to poor countries to help them develop their economies. The World Bank had given a large amount of money where invested in various area, such as ...view middle of the document...

It experts show people in poor countries how to increase food production through the use of fertilizers, new techniques and machinery. In1974, it held first World Food conference, which set the goal of eradicating different problems (such as hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition), within a decade. In1997, the FAO launched the TeleFood project. It aims to unite the mass media, celebrities and concerned citizens together in the fight against world hunger through a series of concerts, sports events and other activities. The project has raised almost US$14millions. Most of it is used in supporting small-scale and sustainable development projects that help farmers to produce more food for their families and communities. It helps to solve the problem of food shortage. There is no doubt that many more people would have died from starvation and malnutrition was it not for the FAO.

Oxfam International is a NSO set up in 1942 for international development and aid. It has been active in famine relief work by supplying food to countries in...

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