Nearly half-a-billion of the world’s undernourished people live in the Asia-Pacific region, UN agencies said on Wednesday. 

“Three million undernourished people in Asia and the Pacific must be lifted out of hunger each month from now on, if the region is to meet the Sustainable Development 2 Zero Hunger goal by the end of 2030,” said a report by UN.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Food Program (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) released on Wednesday a report — titled Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview

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