2010 Global Hunger Index
The challenge of hunger: Focus on the crisis of child undernutrition
Klaus von Grebmer and Others
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As the world approaches the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which include a goal of reducing the proportion of hungry people by half – the 2010 Global Hunger Index (GHI) offers a useful and multidimensional overview of global hunger. The 2010 GHI shows some improvement over the 1990 GHI, falling by almost one-quarter. Nonetheless, the index for hunger in the world remains at a level characterized as “serious.” This result is unsurprising given that the overall number of hungry people surpassed 1 billion people in 2009.
- Category: Health & Fitness
- Published: Oct 11, 2010
- Publisher: International Food Policy Research Institute
- Seller: Lulu Enterprises, Inc.
- Print Length: 1 Pages
- Language: English