Today, the Global Hunger Index (GHI), an annual report published by Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide, was released. The GHI is a tool designed to measure and track hunger at global, regional and national levels to assess the progress and setbacks in combating hunger. It also reveals the hungriest country in the world, which we can use as a microcosmic example to explore the main drivers of, and possible solutions to global hunger.
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As we get ready to mark World Humanitarian Day 2018, Lucy Bloxham explains why it is an important day in the global calendar.
Once a year, in association with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Welthungerhilfe, we jointly publish the Global Hunger Index. This year’s report tracks the state of hunger worldwide, highlighting those places where action to address hunger is most urgently needed.