The Hunger Problem
A young reporter from 'Enough Food' about his visit to TanzaniaThe food problem in Tanzania is much more serious than we can imagine
In 2012, officials from Handeni District and Kigoma were reported to have declared hunger in their areas. Among the areas named for serious food shortages in March 2013 include the newly established Simiyu Region.Among other things, there have been reports of men running away from their families due to serious food shortages while some organizations have intervened by supplying relief food.It was claimed that food insecurity was becoming a serious problem in Tanzania. Although the government refuted it, the 2012 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report indicated that Tanzania experiences food shortages-[Source]Does this Indicate the failure of Kilimo Kwanza 3 years later or is it an economic problem of demand and supply?