The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is designed to measure and track hunger
globally and by region and country. Calculated each year over the past nine
years, it highlights successes and failures in hunger reduction, provides
insights into the drivers of hunger, and makes policy recommendations on how
to improve food and nutrition security.
Secretary General and Chairperson of Welthungerhilfe, President of
District program coordinator, Concern worldwide Zambia
Director Living Farms, Welthungerhilfe India
Head of Unit Rural Development, Food Security, Nutrition, DG DevCo
The 2014 GHI shows that progress has been made in reducing the proportion of
hungry people in the world, however levels of hunger remain ‘alarming’ or
‘extremely alarming’ in many countries across the globe still.
This year the GHI focuses particularly on hidden hunger, where the lack of
vitamins and minerals causes serious, long term and irreversible health