FAO Regional Office for Africa

Official Launch of State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World

The special event will launch the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020 (SOFI 2020).

The report contains the most recent and authoritative estimates of the extent of hunger, food insecurity malnutrition, and malnutrition around the world.

Is the world on track to achieve Zero Hunger?  

As the 2030 deadline looms, SOFI 2020 gauges whether #ZeroHunger remains achievable. It tracks countries' performance and trajectory to offer a tiered assessment of the likelihood of success.

What's new?

  • Higher level of accuracy thanks to the availability of fresh datasets, including new population figures, new food balance sheets and new data for China;
  • Preliminary assessment of COVID-19’s impact on food security, based on the latest global economic outlooks;
  • In-depth analysis of the ability of food systems to deliver quality diets to the poorest and the most vulnerable;
  • Policy recommendations to transform current food systems and make them able to deliver affordable healthy diets for all.

The event is organized by the report’s authors, FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP, and WHO.

  • The event can be followed in all UN official languages.
  • Previous editions of the SOFI report are available here.
  • Want to attend the launch? Register here