Progress reported in cutting number of hungry people by half in Africa

Africa has made progress in cutting the number of hungry people, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Photo: FAO/Olivier Asselin

Africa has made progress in cutting the number of hungry people, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

In its first edition of the Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in Africa, FAO says that West Africa in particular made notable strides, reducing the prevalence of undernourishment by 60 per cent.

Bukar Tijani is the FAO's Assistant Director-General based at the Regional Office for Africa in Accra, Ghana.

Sandra Ferrari asked him how the prevalence of undernourishment has changed in the region over the last 25 years.

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