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Poor Countries Remain Hungry – Report

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 11:52
Developing world lags behind on global targets relating to food and nutrition, says Global Monitoring Report for 2012

According Global Monitoring Report for 2012, the developing world's progress is ‘seriously lagging’ on global targets relating to food and nutrition, with child and maternal mortality rates still unacceptably high.

The report notes that dealing with food price volatility must be a high priority, especially as nutrition has been one of the forgotten Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Released by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, the report states that recent spikes in international food prices had stalled progress across several of the MDGs.

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