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The Fight Against Hunger and MalnutritionThe Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies$
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David E. Sahn

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198733201

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.001.0001

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Ending Hunger and Undernutrition by 2025

Ending Hunger and Undernutrition by 2025

Accelerating the Pace

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(p.295) 13 Ending Hunger and Undernutrition by 2025
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The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition
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Shenggen Fan

Tolulope Olofinbiyi

Sinafikeh Gemessa

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0014

Tremendous progress has been made toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), but progress has been largely uneven across regions and goals. While the goal to halve global poverty has been achieved, progress toward halving global hunger is not on track. Discussions on the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will advance what began with the MDGs, have gained much momentum. This ensuing agenda puts sustainable development at the center and considers as top priority the goal of eliminating extreme poverty to a zero level by 2030. This chapter argues that eliminating hunger and undernutrition is equally important, and we should aim to achieve this goal by 2025. Experiences of countries that have successfully reduced hunger and undernutrition are presented to show that this goal is realistic. The chapter draws out key lessons to inform actions toward achieving the goals of global food security, improved nutrition, and environmental sustainability.

Keywords:   hunger, undernutrition, MDGs, SDGs, food security, improved nutrition, environmental sustainability

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