laimed that since Malthus did not consider birth control as a means of population control and also did not take potential technological growth into account, his predictions have no significant relevance. His predictions were thought to promote war, misery and unrest among the population and hence his views were not considered seriously during his time. However, with the present growth rate, especially in regions such as Africa, his predictions are gaining prominence in the present time (Elwell).
Poverty, war, a slow-growing economy and frequent occurrence of natural calamities are principles reasons for starvation or hunger around the world. While in the industrialized countries people only lack about 130 kilocalories per day on an average that in the underdeveloped countries is about 450 kilocalories on an average per day. This huge difference is due to the slow economic growth and the higher rate of poverty in these countries. Studies have shown that countries where people are in extreme hunger include Africa, Afghanistan, Caribbean and Asiatic countries such as Bangladesh and Korea. Some of solutions that can be undertaken in order to reduce hunger are to resolve conflicts and promote peace, economic investments and improve the agricultural produce. Industrialized nations where there is a large majority of people within the higher income group should help people who are in hunger and fund programs such as free school lunch for the needy children (2012 World Hunger).
At the beginning the G-7 involved informal meetings among the heads of state who were accompanied by their foreign and finance ministers. Later these informal meetings were separated from the actual summit during which the group discusses about the global economic growth, international trade, energy, climate change, and foreign relations. When it was formed in 1975 the group included Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. In 1998 Russia joined the group and