Food Supply for One Week





Food leads population. Agriculture has been called "the worst mistake in the history of the human race" (Diamond 1987).

Read this July 2012 LA Times story on Food Supplies

Read this April 2014 New York Times Story: Old Forecast of Famine May Yet Come True



One week's Food Supply for families living in different countries

Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide.
Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07



United States: The Revis family of North Carolina.
Food expenditure for one week: $341.98



Japan: The Ukita family of Kodaira City.
Food expenditure for one week: 37,699 Yen or $317.25



Italy: The Manzo family of Sicily.
Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11



Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca.
Food expenditure for one week: 1, 862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09



Poland : The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna.
Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27



Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo.
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53



Ecuador : The Ayme family of Tingo.
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55



Bhutan: The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village.
Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03



Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp.
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23



Hungry kids



Here are some unfortunate people who are really starving . . .





Agriculture:
Our Worst Mistake


Wikipedia:
Anarcho-primitivism


LA Times: Hunger

Old Forecast of Famine May Yet Come True