World is Losing Ground in Fight Against Hunger - New Report
World efforts to lower hunger to zero by 2030 are being negated by warfare and climate change, nutritionists warn. German aid organisation Welthungerhilfe (World Hunger Relief) has published a hunger index which categorises 51 nations where hunger is alarming. The highest hunger rates continue to be found in Africa south of the Sahara, with the Central African Republic being the worst country for hunger.
Deutsche Welle, 11 October 2018
World efforts to lower hunger to zero by 2030 are being negated by warfare and climate change, warn nutritionists. Their latest global index categorizes 51 nations, mainly in Asia… Read more »
Simone Pott, Head of Communications at Welthungerhilfe, Bärbel Dieckmann, President of Welthungerhilfe, and Klaus von Grebmer, Independent Consultant at the launch of the 2018 Global Hunger Index in Berlin.
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