At the 1974 World Food Congress in Rome, Henry Kissinger declared that in 10 years no child would go to bed hungry. Although his prediction did not come true, the decades that followed marked steady progress against hunger.
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Podcast: Ending Hunger Is a Great Balancing Act
Hunger is a complex problem. This podcast interview explains what the UN Food and Agriculture Organization is doing to tackle this complex challenge, while protecting the environment and empowering vulnerable people.
Data Is Everything When It Comes to Food Loss and Waste
The lack of data has been a major cause for inaction. Without knowing how much food is lost where, we can’t know which interventions would be effective.
First End Hunger to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
If we want to envision a world free of hunger and malnutrition, we need sustainable trade with clear rules. Incentives for agricultural producers must change, too.
Linking the Dots: A “Food Systems” Approach to End Hunger and All Forms of Malnutrition
Unfortunately, countries keep subsidizing products of low nutritious content, favoring staple foods over fresh produce. This has a negative effect on nutrition and dietary diversity, often where they are most needed.
It Is Time to Improve Nutrition and Fast-Track Food Security for All
SOFI 2019 begins to track a new indicator, FIES, that goes beyond hunger and includes those affected by “moderate” food insecurity. Given the broader scope, this indicator will help make the report more useful for policymakers in reducing food insecurity and malnutrition.