Estimated 852 million hungry people in the world 2004

July 1, 2015

 

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2004, page 6: FAO estimates that 852 million people worldwide were undernourished in 2000-2002. During the second half of the decade [nineties], the number of chronically hungry in developing countries increased at a rate of almost 4 million a year, wiping out two thirds of the reduction of 27 million achieved during the previous five years. [due to slow down in progress in China and India and an increase of 34 million in the rest of the developing world].

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