In the 2023 GHI report, India is ranked 111th out of 125 countries with sufficient data. India’s GHI score is 28.7, indicating a serious level of hunger. The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is an annual publication that measures and tracks hunger on a global, regional, and country level. The 2023 Global Hunger Index report was jointly published by Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe in October 2023. Check full report
The Indian government has rejected the 2023 GHI report, labeling it as “flawed” and “erroneous.” The report highlights that India has the highest child wasting rate in the world, at 18.7%, reflecting acute undernutrition.
MCQ on Global Hunger Index (GHI)
Q.: What is the primary purpose of the Global Hunger Index (GHI)?
a) To track global economic growth
b) To measure and track hunger on a global scale
c) To promote agricultural development
d) To calculate global poverty rates
Ans : b) To measure and track hunger on a global scale
Q.: In the 2023 GHI report, what is India’s ranking among the countries with sufficient data?
Ans : b) 111th