Report reveals global malnutrition on the rise

PUBLISHED: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 10:31:16 GMT

Africa aims to halve poverty and end hunger by 2025 under the Malabo declaration. However, the latest 2019 global food policy report indicates that in 2018, malnutrition rose for the third year in a row, with 821 million people in the world now facing chronic food deprivation. For more on the findings CNBC Africa is joined by Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute.