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An extract from an article:

For global climate change, as for hunger, the countries that experience the worst problems have the fewest resources to address them.

What does as for mean here?

Dictionaries say it means: with regard to.

(By the way that is the first sentence of a new topic.)

Thanks in advance.

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In this context it means also for.

The sentence is making a statement that applies to two different metrics - Global Climate Change and hunger - that the countries that experience the worst problems have the fewest resources to address them.

So:

  • The countries that experience the worst climate change problems have the fewest resources to address them.

AND

  • The countries that experience the worst hunger problems have the fewest resources to address them.

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