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Three million undernourished people in Asia-Pacific need to be lifted out of hunger every single month: FAO ۲۱ آذر ۱۳۹۸

Three million undernourished people in Asia-Pacific need to be lifted out of hunger every single month: FAO

Three million undernourished people in Asia-Pacific need to be lifted out of hunger every single month: FAOThree million undernourished people in Asia and the Pacific must be lifted out of hunger each month from now on, if the region is to meet the SDG 2 Zero Hunger goal by the end of 2030, says a new report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
With nearly half-a-billion of the world’s undernourished people living in Asia-Pacific, FAO is calling for urgent actions to address hunger and malnutrition in all its forms, and, for the first time in this region, to take decisive, informed and coordinated action to place nutrition at the heart of social protection programmes.
Child stunting and wasting, hidden hunger alongside growing obesity
The report’s latest figures relating to hunger, including micronutrient deficiencies also known as hidden hunger, child stunting shows that “the prevalence of stunting and wasting in the region remains hig..