A large majority of people in Swaziland go to bed hungry and blame their government for failing to address their food needs

by IRIN News

Half of Swazis surveyed considered their economic situation “very bad.” The survey reveals a chasm between the daily struggles faced by most Swazis and the ability of government to address persistently high unemployment, chronic food insecurity and poor service delivery. Photo: Mujahid Safodien/IRIN

A large majority of people in Swaziland go to bed hungry and blame their government for failing to address their food needs, according to findings from the first formal survey to determine how Swazis view their standard of living.

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