Picture: Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Picture: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

More than 795 million people in the world do not have enough food.

Hunger kills more than Aids, malaria and tuberculosis combined, and adequate nutrition is related to greater productivity.

Ninety-eight per cent of those who are undernourished live in developing countries, as you can see by data from the Global Hunger Index 2015.

A map of the index shows that Africa and South Asia are the predominant regions experiencing hunger.

Some countries had insufficient data, for various reasons, and could not be mapped.

If you want to give to World Hunger Day and invest in sustainable solutions to end world hunger, you can do so on The Hunger Project's website.

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