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Food policy in 2017-2018: Progress, uncertainty, and rising antiglobalism

The year 2017 was marked by increasing uncertainty amid mixed signs of progress. Global hunger increased as conflicts, famine, and refugee crises persisted even as the world enjoyed a strong economic recovery. As antiglobalization sentiment rose,…

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Food security: The global food system under radical change

Food systems have been central to recent unprecedented reductions in global poverty, hunger, and undernutrition, and will be the foundation of future progress. Yet food is among the leading causes of our global health and sustainability crises.…


Quantifying the cost and benefits of ending hunger and undernutrition: Examining the differences among alternative approaches

This brief examines estimates produced by several recent model simulations and frameworks that focus on the cost of ending hunger as well as progress toward other development goals—estimates that range from US$7 billion to US$265 billion per year. The…

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Climate change and agriculture: Strengthening the role of smallholders [in Chinese]

小农在保障全球食物安全和营养,实现可持续发展和气候变化目标方面可以发挥重要作用。加强小农,尤其是女性和青年小农的适应能力和商业生存能力,可以帮助他们 为实现这些全球目标做出更大的贡献。