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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

Safeguarding Against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World gives updates on the prevalence of undernourishment globally and the absolute number of undernourished, as well as the latest estimates for a number of global nutrition targets. This edition looks at the role of economic slowdowns and downturns in the rise of hunger and makes policy recommendations to safeguard food security and nutrition.

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Sustained escapes from food insecurity and malnutrition in the face of economic slowdowns and downturns

As shown in Part 1 of this report, almost one out of every nine people in the world suffers from hunger, and the number of hungry people is growing, albeit slowly. At the same time, reductions in child stunting are insufficient to meet global goals, and obesity and overweight are on the rise.

English Spanish, French

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