SINGAPORE (Nov 18): Malaysia is not facing a food security crisis but what it does have is a nutritional crisis. According to “The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019” report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the prevalence of stunting among children under five years of age in Malaysia in 2018 was 20.7%, higher than in Ghana, which came in at 18.8%, Sri Lanka (17.3%) and Thailand (10.5%).

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