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Almost 850 million people still suffer from hunger in the world

The novelty in the report State of Food Insecurity is the inclusion of developed countries that suffer from unemployment

 
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Sudanese seeking food in a garbage dump. Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 24.8% of people who suffer from hunger, the highest rate in the world.
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Sudanese seeking food in a garbage dump. Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 24.8% of people who suffer from hunger, the highest rate in the world.

UN report based on the biennium 2011/2013 on the "State of Food Insecurity" shows that 842 million people suffer from chronic hunger in the world.

The document states that the number of hungry people in developing countries fell 17% in more than two decades, between 1990 and 2013.

According to UN agencies involved in the organization of the report, most of the hungry live in developing countries, but 15.7 million are in developing nations.

For the representative policy of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Adoniram Sanches, this fact has attracted the attention of specialists.

"Traditionally, the methodology was not developed countries. It began to be treated in the last two reports as a result of rising unemployment. In many countries, people have access to food is via salary. Then, as there is no stability income, problems begin to appear in the nucleus of the family. Portugal In this index has already reached the home of 7%. "

<b> Millennium Objectives </ b>

The FAO says that the goal of reducing by half the number of hungry people in the world in 2015, can not be fulfilled, although 22 countries, including Brazil, have reached this index last year.

According to the report, the steady economic growth in developing countries improved wages and access to food. In addition, the increased ~ ~ agricultural also improved availability of food.

The largest reductions occurred in Latin America and Southeast and East Asia. Despite global progress in Sub-Saharan Africa recorded a breakthrough very small. The region is home to 24.8% of people who suffer from hunger, the highest rate in the world.

Source: Isaude.net
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