The 2018 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World analyses the drivers of hunger and malnutrition and finds that the number of undernourished people has increased from around 804 million in 2016 to nearly 821 million in 2017, reaching levels from almost a decade ago. This year’s report stresses that climate extremes and […]
The new World Bank report “All Hands on Deck” reviews multisectoral approaches to reduce stunting in 33 African countries. It finds the greatest reductions in stunting are associated with increases in access to three underlying drivers of nutrition: (1) food security, (2) health, and (3) water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). The report findings are intended […]
In a new paper, IFPRI researchers conclude that open, transparent, and equitable trade is essential to ending hunger and malnutrition sustainably. They also highlight key policies that are critical to achieving these goals such as eliminating inefficient domestic support policies, promoting environmental sustainability, and supporting vulnerable populations with inclusive policies. The paper is part of […]
Improving food security and nutrition is critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, but the world is not on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030. How can we accelerate progress in transforming our agri-food systems to meet the needs of the hungry and malnourished? IFPRI and FAO join hands to convene global leaders […]
To speed up progress toward ending malnutrition, informed decision making is critical.