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Saturday, 14 October 2017 - 13:01
Hunger in Sri Lanka reduces
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Sri Lanka has made progress in the Global Hunger Index 2017 moving up to the 84th position, from last year’s 87th.

The countries’ position on the index is ranked on the basis of undernourishment, child mortality and few other criteria.

Child malnutrition was seen to be slightly increased in the island.

India was ranked below Sri Lanka at the 100th position, Nepal was at 72nd, Bangladesh at 88th and China was at 29th position.

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