2010 Global Hunger Index: Book Release | Land Portal
Language of the news reported: 
English


Time: 


7:00 am - 8:00 am





 







Presenter(s): 


Marie Ruel, International Food Policy Research Institute; Beatriz da Silveira Pinheiro, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA); M. S. Swaminathan, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation; Chair: Shenggen Fan, International Food Policy Research Institute




Location: 


International Food Policy Research Institute

2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC

Fourth Floor Conference Facility






Abstract



Presentations



Hunger and malnutrition severely impede global progress: undernutrition during the first 1,000 days of life (from conception to age two) is not only one of the leading contributors of global hunger, but also has largely irreversible consequences for health, productivity, and economic performance.





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2010 Global Hunger Index

2010 Global Hunger Index


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