Belo Horizonte, Brazil, cuts deaths of children under 5 by 72.6% in 12 years

Brazil’s Belo Horizonte (2.5 million) cut hunger so much in just 12 years that deaths of children under 5 fell 72.6%. between 1993 and 2005

Cecilia Rocha and lara Lessa, Urban Governances for Food Security: The Alternative Food System in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, citing Lansky et al., 2007. [verified 4/15/14]

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