What's The Goal?
To end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
Why This Matters:
Extreme hunger and malnutrition remains a barrier to sustainable development and creates a trap from which people cannot easily escape. Hunger and malnutrition mean less productive individuals, who are more prone to disease and thus often unable to earn more and improve their livelihoods. Two billion people in the world do not have regular access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food. In 2019, 144 million children under the age of 5 were stunted children under the age of 5 were stunted and 47 million were affected by wasting.