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.
- International Fascination of Plants Day postponed to 18th May 2022 16/10/2020
- EPSO welcomes the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to E Charpentier and J Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing 07/10/2020
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