June 23, 2017

What’s The Difference Between Famine And Hunger? A Food FAQ

Written by Vicky Hallett

This article originally appeared on NPR.

Can eating insects help people survive a famine?

Are there new ways to help farmers water their crops when drought strikes?

Isn’t the basic hunger problem that there’s just not enough food to go around?

Those are some of the tough questions that you submitted in April for our monthly #CuriousGoat series.

We’d asked what you wanted to know about world hunger. You sent in so many good queries that we didn’t want to pick just one to answer, as we typically do. So here are some of the best — and our best answers.

The questions have been edited for length and clarity.

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