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Why, after years of decline, world hunger is rising again
From 2003 to 2014, the world hunger rate was on the decline, even though this was also a period when food prices were high. Now, data from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) shows that the global hunger rate has gone up again. But, strangely, food prices have actually come down. Harish Damodaran, the Indian Express’s rural affairs editor, explains the reason behind this and why we might need to look at food prices differently.
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