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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 - Building climate resilience for food security and nutrition .


The UN hunger report will be released, by FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO during a joint Press Conference on Tuesday, 11 September, at 11:00 CEST, in FAO-HQ, Sheikh Zayed Center.

The report provides an updated estimate of the number of hungry people in the world and the latest data on child stunting and wasting, adult obesity, child overweight and other nutrition indicators.

The report analyses the drivers of hunger and malnutrition, and this year focuses on how climate extremes and variability are threating to erode and reverse gains made in ending hunger and malnutrition.

Result of a close collaboration of the 5 UN agencies, SOFI 2018 reveals new challenges on the road to Zero Hunger, while setting out urgent actions needed to achieve the goal by 2030.

The report will be released a press conference at FAO headquarters in Rome, Sheikh Zayed Media Centre and it will be webcast live.

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