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Reuters/Oswaldo Rivas - A man holds corn harvested from the fields of Terrabona town, north Nicaragua October 11, 2012.

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Measuring poverty and hunger can raise more questions than answers

June 15, 2015, Uma Lele

In 2000, the first set of Millennium Development Goals pledged to halve the proportion of people living in poverty as well as those living with hunger by 2015. Uma Lele discusses the challenges of measuring progress towards this goal.

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