ROME (AP) — The United Nations said Tuesday its 2009 headline-grabbing announcement that 1 billion people in the world were hungry was off-target and that the number is actually more like 870 million.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
United Nations lied about 1 billion hungry people
Click here to read this in full @ Business Week: http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2012-10-09/un-says-world-hungry-not-1-billion
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization blamed flawed methodology and poor data for the bum projection, and said it now uses a much more accurate set of parameters and statistics to calculate its annual estimate of the world's hungry.