The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) 2018 setting out actions to achieve the goal by 2030 and confirming a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to levels from almost a decade ago. Multiple forms of malnutrition are evident in many countries: adult obesity is growing even as forms of undernutrition persist. Climate variability and extremes are key drivers behind this rise, together with conflict and economic downturns.
- The European Commission published the third countries participation anticipated for Horizon Europe, incl. e.g. Israel, Norway, Serbia, Ukraine and UK. Swiss project partners will be funded by Switzerland 13/07/2021
- ISE position on Horizon Europe identifies three areas of intervention: Interdisciplinarity, Widening participation, Balancing Research and Innovation Actions 12/07/2021
- PBE 2021 – The Plant Biology Europe joint conference of EPSO and FESPB will start on Monday 28 June and offer an exciting programme until 1 July. 25/06/2021