10 Oct '11, 7pm

Green Blog: Revisiting the Global Food Crisis: After years of criticism that it has fallen behind the curve in

Another new report has just become available on the subject of world hunger, and it may frustrate some readers. The new edition of State of Food Insecurity in the World , an annual report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, does not actually estimate the number of hungry people across the globe. That’s because the organization, after years of criticism that it had fallen behind the curve in its method for calculating global hunger, is revising its techniques and did not finish in time for this year’s report. The new approach is supposed to take advantage of improved household surveys in poor countries, and presumably the F.A.O. will eventually supply updated estimates for hunger in 2009 and 2010. Estimates from other groups put the number of chronically hungry people just below one billion. The new report does talk in depth about high prices a...

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