After number fell from 2003 to 2014, UN data find trend reversed. Yet since 2014, global farm commodity prices have been falling. Here is why that has not stopped the rise in the number of hungry people
The preliminary findings in three of these districts — Pune, Nandurbar and Raigad — show that percentage of wasting and of under-nutrition is higher than as recorded by the NFHS-4 and the Integrated Child Development System (ICDS).
According to the data collected during `Vazan Tyohar', the average malnutrition rate among the children in the 0-5 years age group across 27 districts was found to be 30.13 per cent in 2016, against 40.05 per cent in 2011-12.
Even as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati waxes eloquent about the welfare of all through her Sarvjan Hitay schemes,many of the children in the state,Ghazipur in particular,continue to battle hunger pangs.