The international community has committed to achieve zero hunger by 2030. This year’s World Food Day message by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) rightly reminds us: “Our actions are our future!”-“A #ZeroHunger world by 2030 is possible.” At the same time, the latest assessments on global food and nutrition insecurity point to an aggravated situation for hunger, with currently around 821 million suffering from severe hunger, demonstrating a structural rather than temporary challenge.
Autor: Carolin Anthes
Carolin Anthes is an Associate Fellow and former Research Associate at PRIF, examining institutional roadblocks to human rights mainstreaming in the FAO and the UN system in her recently concluded PhD project. Previously, she served as a consultant in FAO's Right to Food Team and she advised the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the nexus between land and human rights.