World hunger down but 805mln still suffering says UN

(AGI) Rome, Sept 16 - The number of undernourished people inthe world has dropped by around 100 million over the lastdecade and by 200 million compared to 20 years ago, accordingto the latest State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI)report, presented by the Food and Agriculture Organisation ofthe United Nations. with the International Fund forAgricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme(WFP). Despite these figures, 805 million people or one in nineworldwide, still do not have enough to eat. Hunger can behalved by 2015, but only if appropriate and immediate

(AGI) Rome, Sept 16 - The number of undernourished people inthe world has dropped by around 100 million over the lastdecade and by 200 million compared to 20 years ago, accordingto the latest State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI)report, presented by the Food and Agriculture Organisation ofthe United Nations. with the International Fund forAgricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme(WFP). Despite these figures, 805 million people or one in nineworldwide, still do not have enough to eat. Hunger can behalved by 2015, but only if appropriate and immediate effortsare intensified, the report explained. . .