Friday, April 02, 2010

India is failing its rural poor with 230 million people being undernourished — the highest for any country in the world. Malnutrition accounts for nearly 50% of child deaths in India as every third adult (aged 15-49 years) is reported to be thin (BMI less than 18.5).
India ranks 94th in the Global Hunger Index of 119 countries, the report said.


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