But if China (where Green Revolution techniques were not emphasized and employed) is eliminated from the analysis, the number of hungry people in the rest of the world actually increased by more than 11 percent, from 536 million to 597 million.
Source: Carl F. Jordan (2002). "Genetic Engineering, the Farm Crisis, and World Hunger", BioScience, June 2002, Vol. 52 No. 6, pp.523-529.