Global Hunger Index 2014
The Challenge of Hidden Hunger
The 2014 Global Hunger Index shows that the world has made progress in reducing hunger since 1990, but still has far to go. This year’s report focuses on a critical aspect of hunger that is often overlooked: hidden hunger. Also known as micronutrient…
The repercussions of these vitamin and mineral deficiencies are both serious and long-lasting. Where hidden hunger has taken root, it not only prevents people from surviving and thriving as productive members of society, it also holds countries back in a cycle of poor nutrition, poor health, lost productivity, persistent poverty, and reduced economic growth.
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