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Towards a hunger-free Asia and Pacific

March 19, 2012
Graziano da Silva
Towards a hunger-free Asia and Pacific

Economic advance in Asia and the Pacific has been impressive in the last decades. A recent World Bank report talks about the dramatic progress in poverty reduction across the region. In 1981, 77 percent of Asians lived in poverty – but by 2008 the proportion was just 14 percent.
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