The UN's food agency revised down the number of the world's hungry on Tuesday to just under 870 million but slammed the figure as "unacceptable" and warned that the fight against hunger was slowing down.
A severely malnourished child is treated at the Yida refugee camp in south Sudan, in August. The UN's food agency has revised down the number of the world's hungry to just under 870 million but slammed the figure as "unacceptable".
"With almost 870 million people chronically undernourished in 2010-2012, the number of hungry people in the world remains unacceptably high," the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) said in its 2012 report on food insecurity.
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