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Slow, Unequal Pace Of Progress On Hunger Puts 2030 Zero Hunger Goal Out Of Reach, 2017 Global Index Shows

Devex: 2017 Hunger Index shows SDG zero hunger goal under threat
“Global hunger levels have decreased over the past two decades, but the slow and unequal pace of progress still puts the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goal of zero hunger out of reach, according to the annual Global Hunger Index, released Wednesday. While 14 countries have improved their hunger scores by 50 percent from 2000 to 2017, 52 countries still suffer from alarming, or extreme, levels of hunger, according to the index, which measures data in 119 countries…” (Lieberman, 10/11).

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