@ifpri #Eritrea: What Global #Hunger Index 2012 Really Means

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“Much of the data for this comes from a government of Eritrea study conducted post Ethiopia’s invasions in 2000 and the drought years that followed, while a large chunk of Eritrea’s population was living in IDP camps and scattered wherever they can find shelter.”

By Sam B.

It is said: “Statistics don’t lie, but Statisticians do.”

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has again released its annual Global Hunger Index (GHI) report for 2012. In it IFPRI states:

“In terms of the GHI components, Burundi, Eritrea, and Haiti currently have the highest proportion of undernourished people—more than 50 percent of the population.”

I am certain this will come as a surprise to many Eritreans and anyone that knows anything about Eritrea’s reality. It should force us to ask how is it that in a country where… Visit Natna to read the rest.

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