Has hunger increased in India in recent years?2 min read 23 Oct 2017, 02:34 PM IST
IFPRI's latest Global Hunger Index shows that under-nutrition has decreased rather than increased in India
The Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has ranked India at the 100th position among 119 countries in its 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) rankings. India has had a higher rank in previous versions of these rankings. These findings have created an impression that the prevalence of hunger has increased in India in recent years.
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