GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Hunger In Africa Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"257 million people in Africa are hungry, representing 20% of the population"

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"73 million people in Africa are projected to be in extreme poverty by 2021 due to COVID-19"

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"Nearly 60% of people living in poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa are women."

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"14 million children under 5 years suffer from severe acute malnutrition in Africa"

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"One in every four people in sub-Saharan Africa is undernourished"

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"Southern African nations face a combined 45 million people food insecure."

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"In Central Africa, 26.8% of the population is severely food insecure, the worst worldwide."

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"Africa has 34 of the 36 nations worldwide where food crises persist."

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"75% of world’s poor and food insecure live in Africa & South Asia"

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"Out of 41 countries worldwide that need external food aid, 31 are in Africa"

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"In the Sahel region, more than 30 million people are food insecure"

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"In 2020, East Africa experienced its worst hunger crisis in a decade."

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"16 million children in Africa are wasted due to chronic hunger"

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"In Africa, 1 in 5 children is stunted due to chronic malnutrition."

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"24 million people in Northern Africa are undernourished."

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"More than 70% of Africa’s farmers are struggling with hunger issues."

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"The prevalence of undernourishment in Africa rose from 20.8% in 2014 to 22.7% in 2019."

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