A study in Nature Sustainability finds that the greatest food security challenge in 2050 will be providing nutritious diets rather than adequate calories. Research priorities and policies should emphasize nutritional quality by increasing availability and affordability of nutrient-dense foods and improving dietary diversity.
Additional highlights from this week’s Compact2025 News in Brief include:
- The African Development Bank’s new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan 2018-2025 aims to increase investments to help reduce stunting in African children by 40 percent by 2025.
- The report “Girls Leading: From Rural Economies to Global Solutions” recommends specific actions to empower rural girls and help achieve the SDGs.
- G20 leaders recently committed to the development of a sustainable, inclusive food system to address the world’s food security and malnutrition challenges.