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GCSE Reasons for increasing food consumption


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Global food consumption
The amount of calories consumed by people around the world has gone up
Population increase
Increase in the number of people who inhabit the world
LICs Kilocalorie intakes
have now gone above UN safe values on average
7 billion
the population of the world in 2011
Fast rate of population growth in Africa, puts pressure on food supplies
Slow rate of population growth in Europe, allows for food security
Economic Development
The improvement of living standards by economic growth.
Standards of living
the degree of wealth and material comfort available to a person or community. This has risen in many NEEs e.g. China which increases food consumption
Diets in many NEEs
Have changed as people get welathier, consuming more meat based products
Newly Emerging Economies such as China, India, Brazil
Low income country with Gross National Income (GNI) less than $1025 per person per year