Saturday, 19 October 2013

Global hunger falling, index shows

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LONDON, 16 October 2013 (IRIN) - Every year for the past eight years, the Global Hunger Index has mapped the world's nutrition. Over time, the maps demonstrate progress: The dark red splashes across Africa that signified "extremely alarming" levels of hunger have mostly faded to orange, and much of the orange is now yellow, meaning "serious" but not "alarming". Ghana is now light green, meaning it has "moderate" hunger, an improvement from the "serious" level of 2006. Similarly, many countries in Asia have shown great improvement.
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