Global Hunger Index

For 8 years, the Global Hunger Index has mapped the world’s nutrition.  For some time, the “extremely alarming” dark red colors covered almost every African and Asian countries. Now lighter colors show an improvement across the globe.

The organization that compiles the Index – the International Food Policy Research Institute, says that 23 of the 120 countries they track have made significant progress, improving their scores by 50 percent or more over the Millennium Development Goal baseline from 1990.

 

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