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One-fifth of India's population is malnurished

"Yet one-fifth of (India's) people are malnourished — double the rate of other developing countries like Vietnam and China — because of pervasive corruption, mismanagement and waste in the programs that are supposed to distribute food to the poor."

Source: Vikas Bajaj, "A Failed Food System in India Prompts an Intense Review." New York Times. Jun. 7, 2012. [verified 4/25/14]

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