From EuropaWorld; a set of articles on the economics of farming and famine, food production, and how allocations of resources affects the poor.
Lectures on the famine of 1315-1317 and the Black Death, by Lynn Harry Nelson, The University of Kansas.
Describes and denounces attempts by richer and food exporting nations to use famines in other countries as a political weapon, and to bolster their own agricultural industries.
Discusses the distinctions between these three terms, and explains why it is necessary to understand these distinctions.
Account of what famine is, and a brief discussion of the reasons for it.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Famine Early Warning System. Features articles and reports on drought and food shortages.
Argues that famine is sometimes the result of deliberate policy by those in power. Article by Jenny Edkins. (PDF document)
Essay by Frank Norris, published 1899 about famine in Cuba.
Offers lessons developed as a starting point for teachers to introduce the topic of world hunger to their students.
Brief accounts of some of the principal famine events of the 20th century.