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The Fight Against World Hunger Is Going In The Wrong Direction

A U.N. report shows that the number of people around the world who aren't getting enough to eat has been increasing by millions since 2014.
Farmers in Aceh, Indonesia, are facing crop failure because of droughts. Source: Jefta Images

It's one of the most basic humanitarian goals — make sure no one goes hungry. And for decades the world has been making steady progress to ensure not only that people don't starve but that children have enough nutrients to grow and thrive.

But since the year 2014 global progress against hunger hasn't

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