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2017 Global hunger index by severity

Note: For the 2017 GHI, data on the proportion of undernourished are for 2014–2016; data on child stunting and wasting are for the latest year in the period 2012–2016 for which data are available; and data on child mortality are for 2015. GHI scores…

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Indice de la faim dans le monde 2017: Les inégalités de la faim: Synthèse

Le rapport de l’Indice de la faim dans le monde 2017 (GHI) – douzième édition- propose une mesure multidimensionnelle de la faim au niveau national, régional et international. Le GHI 2017 montre les progrès effectués au niveau mondial pour réduire la…

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Welthunger-Index 2017: Wie Ungleichheit Hunger schafft

Der Welthunger-Index (WHI) 2017 zeigt langfristige Fortschritte in der Reduzierung des Hungers in der Welt. Diese Fortschritte waren allerdings ungleich verteilt. Nach wie vor leiden Millionen von Menschen unter chronischem Hunger, und an vielen Orten…

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Welthunger-Index 2017: Wie Ungleichheit Hunger schafft: Synopse

Der Welthunger-Index (WHI) 2017 ist der zwölfte in einer Reihe jährlicher Berichte, in denen die Hungersituation weltweit, nach Regionen, auf Länder- und auf nationaler Ebene mithilfe eines multidimensionalen Ansatzes dargestellt wird. Er zeigt, dass…

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The concept of the global hunger index

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a tool designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger at the global, regional, and national levels. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) calculates GHI scores each year to assess progress and…

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Policy recommendations

Although enough food is produced globally to feed the world, hunger persists—largely the product of various and severe inequalities. Yet neither hunger nor inequality is inevitable; both are rooted in uneven power relations that often are perpetuated…

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Global, regional, and national trends

As the issue of famine looms large, it is easy to lose sight of the progress that has been made in the fight against hunger and undernutrition. The 2017 Global Hunger Index shows positive developments on many fronts, but there are still deep…

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Inequality, hunger, and malnutrition: Power matters

The uneven distribution of hunger and nutrition reflects the unequal distribution of power in the food system. In its hourglass shape, the power at the center amplifies poverty and marginalization at both ends of the system: at one end, small-scale…

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2017 global hunger index: The inequalities of hunger

The 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows long-term progress in reducing hunger in the world. The advances have been uneven, however, with millions of people still experiencing chronic hunger and many places suffering acute food crises and even famine.…

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2017 global hunger index: The inequalities of hunger: Synopsis

The 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report—the twelfth in an annual series—presents a multidimensional measure of hunger at the global, regional, and national levels. It shows that the world has made progress in reducing hunger since 2000, but that…

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