‘Asia Hunger facts’ reveal that Asian peasantry, which provides nourishment to all, is itself under- or malnourished and lives in poverty. Asia has always had more hungry people and more malnourished children, though Africa is frequently presented, as the centre of ‘world hunger’. This is because Asia has so many more people. For example: 64 per cent of all malnourished children in the world live in Asia; 519.6 million adults/children in Asia consume too few calories; and more than half of all stunted children under five lived in Asia in 2017.
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