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This annual report presents estimates on food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition at the global and regional levels. The 2019 edition continued to signal the significant challenges remaining in the fight against food insecurity and malnutrition in all its forms. The report also presents an in-depth analysis of impacts of economic slowdowns and downturns on food security and nutrition. The report calls for action to safeguard food security and nutrition through economic and social policies that help counteract the effects of such slowdowns and downturns, including guaranteeing funding of social safety nets and ensuring universal access to health and education. It calls for action, as well, to tackle inequalities at all levels through multi-sectoral policies making it possible to more sustainably avert food insecurity and malnutrition. This report provides useful insights for policy makers while planning future strategies. Click here to read the report.
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