World hungry drop to one in eight people: UN

A malnourished Indian child finishes her lunch consisting of a special supplementary diet at the Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) of Apnalaya, an Indian NGO providing nutritious free meals at Govandi on the outskirts of Mumbai, on April 18, 2013Rome (AFP) – The number of world hungry has dropped to one in eight people, making the goal of halving hunger by 2015 possible despite continued problems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia, the UN food agency said Tuesday.