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Goal 2: Zero hunger Goal 2: Zero hunger The number of undernourished people has dropped by almost half in the past two decades because of rapid economic growth and increased agricultural productivity. Pave the road from farm to market Access to affordable, nutritious food for everyone — all 7 billion of us — is vital. Show more ZeroHunger Heroes Set up a monthly donation today to ensure that hungry people get the nutritious food they need month-after-month, no matter what. An integrated approach is crucial for progress across the multiple goals. Not only do the consequences of not enough — or the wrong — food cause suffering and poor health, they also slow progress in many other areas of development like education and employment. Unfortunately, extreme hunger and malnutrition remain a huge barrier to development in many countries. Investing in smallholder women and men is an important way to increase food security and nutrition for the poorest, as well as food production for local and global markets. Goals in action. To prevent stunting and to promote healthy development, we must ensure that children and nursing mothers have access to the required nutritious foods. With our humanitarian food assistance, we provide nutritious food to those in urgent need. Zero hunger - TARGET 0 End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Rapid economic growth and increased agricultural productivity over the past two decades has seen the proportion of undernourished people drop by almost half. Hunger An estimated million people were undernourished in In sub-Saharan Africa, the number of undernourished people increased from million in to million in Over 90 million children under the age of five are dangerously underweight.

The SDGs aim to end all forms of hunger and malnutrition bymaking sure all people — especially children — have access to sufficient and nutritious food all year round.

And one person in every four still goes hungry in Africa. It also requires international cooperation to ensure investment in infrastructure and technology to improve agricultural productivity.

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But there is still a long way to go, and no one organization can achieve Zero Hunger if it works alone. Goal 2 Targets 2. Better use of agricultural biodiversity can contribute to more nutritious diets, enhanced livelihoods for farming communities and more resilient and sustainable farming systems.

Addressing the challenges of climate change, and food availability and food access will require helping farmers explore and identify a more diverse range of crops.

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Not only do the consequences of not enough — or the wrong — food cause suffering and poor health, they also slow progress in many other areas of development like education and employment. This involves promoting sustainable agricultural practices: improving the livelihoods and capacities of small scale famers, allowing equal access to land, technology and markets. There are million people estimated to be chronically undernourished as of , often as a direct consequence of environmental degradation, drought and biodiversity loss. But there is still a long way to go, and no one organization can achieve Zero Hunger if it works alone. Investing in smallholder women and men is an important way to increase food security and nutrition for the poorest, as well as food production for local and global markets. Hunger An estimated million people were undernourished in This involves promoting sustainable agricultural practices: improving the livelihoods and capacities of small scale famers, allowing equal access to land, technology and markets. Poor nutrition causes nearly half 45 per cent of deaths in children under five — 3. An integrated approach is crucial for progress across the multiple goals. Even more — one in three — suffer from some form of malnutrition. Central and East Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean have all made huge progress in eradicating extreme hunger.

Many developing countries that used to suffer from famine and hunger can now meet their nutritional needs. An integrated approach is crucial for progress across the multiple goals.

Sustainable development goals

Show more ZeroHunger Heroes Set up a monthly donation today to ensure that hungry people get the nutritious food they need month-after-month, no matter what. The programme is working to empower women and to influence behavior changes in children. It also requires international cooperation to ensure investment in infrastructure and technology to improve agricultural productivity. Unfortunately, extreme hunger and malnutrition remain a huge barrier to development in many countries. Goal 2: Zero hunger End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Rapid economic growth and increased agricultural productivity over the past two decades has seen the proportion of undernourished people drop by almost half. It focuses on nutrition policies and standards, development of institutional capacity and systems, and evidence generation. This involves promoting sustainable agricultural practices: supporting small scale farmers and allowing equal access to land, technology and markets. An integrated approach is crucial for progress across the multiple goals. With the support of the National Nutrition Council, the programme is working with the government to take well-informed decisions on targeting the appropriate recipients and in promoting micronutrient rich foods. Over 90 million children under the age of five are dangerously underweight. And one person in every four still goes hungry in Africa. With our humanitarian food assistance, we provide nutritious food to those in urgent need. Over 90 million children under the age of five are dangerously underweight. This involves promoting sustainable agricultural, supporting small-scale farmers and equal access to land, technology and markets.

Facts and figures The number of undernourished people reached million in

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Goal 2: Zero Hunger