1,000 days key to tackling global hunger

1,000 days key to tackling global hunger

11 October 2010

Malnutrition among children under two years of age is one of the leading challenges to reducing global hunger and can cause lifelong harm to health, productivity, and earning potential, according to the 2010 Global Hunger Index (GHI), published today by Concern Worldwide, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), headquartered in Washington, and German development agency Welthungerhilfe.

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1,000 days key to tackling global hunger

From conception to age two critical to long term health and prospects in developing countries; report finds 29 countries have levels of hunger that are ‘extremely alarming’ or ‘alarming’. From conception to age two critical to long term health and prospects in developing countries; report finds 29 countries have levels of hunger that are ‘extremely alarming’ or ‘alarming’.