New edition of FAO publication fails to estimate number of hungry people

by Justin Gillis

Another new report has just become available on the subject of world hunger, and it may frustrate some readers. The new edition of State of Food Insecurity in the World, an annual report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, does not actually estimate the number of hungry people across the globe.

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