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More Action Needed On Hunger, Malnutrition In Asia-Pacific Despite Food Security Progress, FAO Report Says

U.N. News Centre: Unhealthy diets could undo progress on food security in Asia-Pacific, warns U.N. report
“Urgent action is needed to tackle malnutrition and promote consumption of healthier foods in the Asia-Pacific region — home to most of the world’s undernourished people — the United Nations food security agency said Friday. … The FAO report, 2017 Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition, has revealed that while food security has improved for millions of people in Asia and the Pacific, hunger and malnutrition appear to be rising in some areas, leaving roughly half-a-billion people undernourished…” (11/10).