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Global Hunger Index 2017—Fact Sheet

This year one country hit the threshold of 50, which signifies extremely alarming hunger levels. But, it is impossible to know exactly how severe hunger is in some of the world’s poorest countries that lack data to determine GHI scores.

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India's Hunger Levels "Serious" (Scroll.in)

India's Scroll.in, a news portal, published an article on the Global Hunger Index 2017 highlighting the country's performance on the index. The report noted India has a “serious” hunger problem and ranks behind countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal,…

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The Hidden Toll Of Floods (NPR)

NPR published a report on the devastating after effects of disasters such as the recent hurricanes and floods on aspirations and economic choices of those affected based on a recent IFPRI study co-authored by Senior Research Fellow Katrina Kosec.

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