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Number Of Hungry Drops By 100M, But 1 In 9 Still Undernourished, U.N. Says

News outlets discuss a new U.N. report on world hunger and food security.

Agence France-Presse: 100 million people saved from hunger over last decade: U.N.
“The number of hungry people in the world has dropped by 100 million over the last 10 years, though one in nine are still undernourished, with Asia home to the majority of the underfed, the U.N. said Tuesday…” (9/16).

Reuters: Hunger easing globally but 1 in 9 people undernourished: report
“The number of hungry people in the world has fallen by more than 100 million in the past decade but 805 million people, or one in nine, still do not have enough to eat, three global food and agriculture agencies said on Tuesday…” (9/16).

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