SDG Intro

Goal 2: Zero Hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

After a prolonged decline, world hunger appears to be on the rise again. Conflict, drought and disasters linked to climate change are among the key factors causing this reversal in progress.

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