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Sustainable Development Goal: #2 Zero Hunger!

Clean, Nutritious, and Sufficient Food for Everyone

Ending hunger worldwide by 2030 and ensuring access to clean, nutritious, and sufficient food throughout the year for everyone, especially the poor, children, and individuals in vulnerable situations, is a primary objective of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. To achieve this goal, several sub-targets have been established:

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2.1. Prevalence of Undernourishment: Reducing the prevalence of undernourishment worldwide is an important goal in the fight against malnutrition. Particularly, children and vulnerable groups should be supported in accessing safe and sufficient food.

2.2. Experience of Food Insecurity: Food insecurity refers to the inability of individuals to access adequate and appropriate food in their daily lives. The aim is to reduce the prevalence of moderate or severe food insecurity as measured by the Food Insecurity Experience Scale.

2.3. Eradication of All Forms of Malnutrition: Special attention should be given to the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, and older people. This goal also includes achieving international targets related to factors that hinder the growth of children under the age of 5 by 2025.

2.4. Support for Agricultural Productivity and Small-Scale Food Producers: Agricultural productivity should be increased, and the incomes of small-scale food producers, including women, indigenous peoples, family farmers, pastoralists, and fishers, should be doubled. These groups should have equal and secure access to land, resources, information, financial services, markets, and non-farm employment opportunities.

2.5. Ensuring Sustainable Food Production Systems: Sustainable agricultural practices should be promoted, productivity should be increased without causing harm to ecosystems, and the capacity to adapt to climate change, extreme weather conditions, droughts, floods, and other disasters should be strengthened. Soil quality should be continually improved.

2.6. Maintenance of Genetic Diversity: Genetic diversity should be supported through seed and plant banks at the national, regional, and international levels. It is important to ensure the fair and equitable sharing of benefits derived from the utilization of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge. The conservation of locally endangered species is also targeted.

2.7. International Cooperation and Investment: International cooperation and investment should be encouraged to enhance agricultural production capacity in developing countries. Investments in rural infrastructure, agricultural research, technology development, and gene banks should be increased.

2.8. Correction of Trade Restrictions: Agricultural export subsidies and other measures with equivalent effects should be eliminated to address trade restrictions and distortions in global agricultural markets.

2.9. Access to Market Information: Measures should be taken to facilitate the effective functioning of food commodity markets and provide timely access to market information that helps limit excessive food price volatility.

The achievement of these goals requires collaboration, investment, and policy strategies from the international community. The fight against hunger should not only focus on food production but also address social, economic, and environmental factors. Ending hunger is of great importance for everyone to lead a healthy and nutritious life.

"The Global Goals official website has been used as a source."


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