Higher food prices may lead to 44 million children facing malnutrition

"And, the World Bank notes that higher food prices in 2008 alone may mean 44 million more children “suffering permanent cognitive and physical injury” due to malnutrition."

Source: World Bank, Global Economic Prospects 2008: Commodities at the Crossroads, 2008, 12. Accessed on 2/20/09; http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTGEP2009/Resources/10363_WebPDF-w47...

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