The 2021 Global Hunger Index (GHI) points to a dire hunger situation in a world coping with multiple crises. Progress toward Zero Hunger by 2030, already far too slow, is showing signs of stagnating or even being reversed.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, most experts estimated child marriage would continue for many more decades. Because the pandemic has increased poverty levels and hunger, and decreased access to education, the risk of girls becoming child brides is also increasing.

The IGAD region continues to host large populations of IDPs and refugees with limited coping mechanisms and fewer livelihood opportunities, exposing them to disproportionately high levels of acute food insecurity and malnutrition.

Achieving food security and improving nutrition are crucial to reach the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

This publication provides a summary of a technical consultation on the double burden of malnutrition, discussing policy implications and double-duty actions to be taken.

India has not only maintained its position among countries with largest number of underweight men and women but also has jumped to a higher position among countries with largest increase in the proportion of overweight men and women in the last three decades.

The triple burden of malnutrition is growing in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Increasing access to affordable ultra-processed foods in the food environment is contributing to this problem.

This compilation of Ceres2030 full body of research encompasses the Summary Report as well as the economic modeling that shows how much it would cost to end hunger, increase incomes and protect the climate by 2030, while assessing the best way to spend money across dozens of agricultural interventions in different countries.

The Ethiopia Summary Report summarizes the findings of the Fill the Nutrient Gap analysis carried out in Ethiopia in 2020, including analyses of the cost and affordability of nutritious diets by region and by zone. Fill the Nutrient Gap (FNG) initiative was brought to Ethiopia by UN World Food Programme (WFP).

There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, the United Nations said - much of it likely related to the fallout of COVID-19. While the pandemic's impact has yet to be fully mapped*, a multi-agency report estimates that around a tenth of the global population - up to 811 million people - were undernourished last year.

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