Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

“What $347.98 and $1.23 have in common, or why we should be embarrassed to even worry about “the recession.”

United States: The Revis family of North Carolina

Food expenditure for one week: $341.98

Guatemala: The Mendozas of Todos Santos

Food expenditure per week: 573 Quetzales ($75.70)

Australia: The Browns of River View

Food expenditure per week: 481.14 Australian dollars ($376.45)

Japan: The Ukita family of Kodaira City

Food expenditure per week: 37,699 Yen ($317.25)

Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo

Food expenditure per week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds ($68.53)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp

Food expenditure per week: 685 CFA Francs ($1.23)

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Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

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