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.
- Register now for the EC Info Days on the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2022 cluster 6 ‘Food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment’ on 25-26.10.2021 11/10/2021
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