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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

New statistics on hunger

Yesterday, the U.N. released new statistics on world hunger that indicated that for the first time in 15 years, the number of chronically hungry people (those who are unable to consume the minimum energy intake of 1,800 calories per day) around the world has dropped. Nonetheless, an astonishing total of roughly 925 million people fall into the chronically hungry category, and that number does not reflect the aftermath of the recent flooding in Pakistan.

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