Number of hungry in world falls below 800 million: UN

 The number of hungry people around the world has dropped below 800 million for the first time since the UN started counting, the Food and Agriculture Organisation said in an annual report on Wednesday.

Rome: The number of hungry people around the world has dropped below 800 million for the first time since the UN started counting, the Food and Agriculture Organisation said in an annual report on Wednesday.

The Rome-based agency said there are 795 million people around the world suffering from hunger, 216 million fewer than in 1990-92.

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