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The scales of food insecurity are tilted against women and children. Photo: iStock/Kuarmungadd
The scales of food insecurity are tilted against women and children. Photo: iStock/Kuarmungadd

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Undernourishment on the planet has been increasing since 2015 and it is estimated that between 702 million and 828 million people suffered from hunger last year.

According to the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN in Rome, Italy, the globe was moving in the wrong direction in terms of achieving its target of ending hunger, food insecurity and all forms of malnutrition according to the set Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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