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Watch on CCTV: Despite Progress, Widespread Hunger Persists

IFPRI’s Klaus von Grebmer, research fellow emeritus, was interviewed in a segment for China Central Television about the Global Hunger Index. An author of the report, von Grebmer explained how conflict has an impact on global efforts to reduce hunger.

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The Breast Milk Elixir (The New York Times)

The New York Times’ Nick Kristof included the 2015 Global Nutrition Report in his Oct. 22 column. The piece examines the positive effects of breastfeeding and notes that it is practiced by “just 46 percent of women in India, 17 percent in Nigeria, and…

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Half the Kids in This Part of India Are Stunted (The New York Times)

The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof included the Global Nutrition Report in his column about malnutrition in India. The column pulls from the report that a majority of children under five in Uttar Pradesh, India are stunted. View all years of IFPRI's…

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Mapping the world’s hunger problem (Washington Post)

The Washington Post covered the 2015 Global Hunger Index with a series of maps to help readers gain a visual understanding of hunger worldwide. The article examines hunger severity, progress, world population growth, and the death toll from famine. …

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Hunger and social development (Pakistan Today)

The editorial board of Pakistan Today penned an editorial praising the 2015 Global Hunger Index and saying it “should act as an eye opener to countries like Pakistan.” The country has the 11 th highest GHI score in the report, indicating a “serious”…

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Africa's farmers 'need urgent climate-proof investment' (BBC)

IFPRI Director for Africa  Ousmane Badiane   was quoted in a  BBC article  about the international effort to help farmers in Africa deal with climate change. Said Badiane: "When given the right options and incentives, farmers can drive sustainable…