Food Security Statistics from 2000

We were recently contacted by someone who has come across the well publicized figure of 1 billion people in a state of food insecurity.  This researcher wanted to know if we could provide statistics on the figure from 2000.

I found the answer here, on FAO's hunger portal.  This portal provides the current year's figure with historical figures back to 1971.  It also displays FAO's interactive hunger map and a list of related links like the Millenium Development Goals.

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