More undernourished in India than in Sub Saharan Africa

Number of undernourished people in the world 2003-2005 Africa 212 India 231 page 12 Undernourishment in India climbed 31 million from 95-97 period to 2003-2005, page 15 China continued to decline during this period. Nevertheless, the prevalence of hunger in India decreased from 24 percent in 1990–92 to 21 percent in 2003–05, marking progress towards meeting the MDG hunger reduction target. page 17

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations, The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2008, 12.

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