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India 100th on global hunger index, trails N Korea,Bangladesh

Deccan Herald Thursday, 12 October 2017 ()
India has a "serious" hunger problem and ranks 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index -- behind North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq but ahead of Pakistan, according to a report.

The countrys serious hunger level is driven by high child malnutrition and underlines need for stronger commitment to the social sector,...
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Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released a Global Hunger Index Report in which India lags behind even countries like North Korea and Iraq. India is the world’s second largest food producer, yet it is also home to the second highest population of...

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