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UN expert decries global shame of rising numbers of hungry people

Although the world has more than enough food to sustain all people, a dozen children under the age of five are dying every minute from hunger-related diseases and the number of malnourished is on the rise, a United Nations experts says in a new report.

Progress on reducing hunger has stopped, UN expert on right to food says

Progress in eliminating hunger and malnutrition has virtually ground to a halt, a United Nations expert on the right to food has told the Commission on Human Rights, with about 36 million people dying every year from hunger.