The 2019 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows that while the world has made gradual progress in reducing hunger on a global scale since 2000, this progress has been uneven. Hunger persists in many countries, and in some instances progress is even being reversed. The GHI highlights where more action is most needed.
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Where Business and Nutrition Meet: Review of Approaches and Evidence on Private-Sector Engagement in Nutrition
This paper looks at three pillars through which the private sector may directly or indirectly impact nutrition outcomes: Access to naturally nutritious foods, scale up of fortified foods, and strengthening of workforce nutrition actions.
The report jointly published by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, International Fund for Agricultural Development, UNICEF, World Food Programme and the World Health Organisation, calls for implementing and scaling up interventions aimed at guaranteeing access to nutritious foods and breaking the intergenerational cycle of malnutrition.
The 2018 Global Nutrition Report shares insights into the current state of global nutrition, highlighting the unacceptably high burden of malnutrition in the world. It identifies areas where progress has been made in recent years but argues that it is too slow and too inconsistent. It puts forward five critical steps that are needed to speed up progress to end malnutrition in all its forms and argues that, if we act now, it is not too late to achieve this goal. In fact, we have an unprecedented opportunity to do so.
The 2018 Global Hunger Index tracks the state of hunger worldwide and emphasises on countries/cities where urgent action is needed to address hunger, in an effort to achieve the goal of ending hunger and malnutrition in all its forms by 2030.
The report, which is the first of its kind in Singapore, showcases industry efforts to continuously improve product offerings providing healthier options.
These findings will be valuable for industry and government bodies to assess progress and recognise the areas of support businesses are seeking to further their reformulation efforts to advance the public health agenda.