The hungry were Asians and Africans


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In the past three years, world hunger continues to slowly but steadily grow, the number of people who do not have enough food has increased by 10 million people. This is stated in the UN report “the state of Affairs in the area of food security and nutrition in the world” in 2019.

Most starving appears in countries where the slowdown in economic growth, as well as those that depend heavily on international trade with raw materials. Most strongly suffered from hunger, the inhabitants of the countries of South Asia where the figure reaches 500 million people. Most alarming, the study authors called the situation in Africa, which recorded the highest growth rate of hunger in the world — 256 million people.

In the past year access to sufficient food had 820 million people.

At the same time hunger is gaining momentum and the problem of obesity. The number of overweight people increased in all regions, especially it affects children of school age. “In 2018, approximately 40 million or 5.9 percent of children under the age of five were overweight”, — stated in the document.

In early June, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that the Russians hunger is not threatened. According to her, over the past 25 years, the government fed the people.

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