Over 256 Million People Are Hungry in Africa - Report

Globally, 821.6 million people - or 11% of the population - suffer from hunger, according to the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 report. Africa has the highest percentage of hungry people globally, with one in five people going hungry. The number rises to nearly one in three in east Africa.

The launch of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 at FAO headquarters in Rome.

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