Friday, October 16, 2009

India adds 30 million people to hungry list in the last decade

** Food Day praise for Brazil, China **
Brazil and China are praised, and India criticised, in a new report on efforts to tackle hunger, published on UN World Food Day.

In a latest published report, India has been criticized for not doing enough to tackle hunger. When other developing nations like China and Brazil has done lots and have reduced its number of hungry people, in the last decade, India has added 30 Million more people in the hungry list.

Here are some pictures from "International food policy research institute" on global hunger index.
India is ranked as alarmingly hungry, which is in the league of the African nations (shame on our economic development).

Countries like Brazil has done a lot to reduce its hungry population as shown in the figure below.