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EU Strategies related to "Food security and food crises"

This page describes the approach, actions and achievements of the EU regarding resilience to food crises. The EU approach is based on evidences, on the contiguum of humanitarian and development assistance, and on coordination and partnership through the Global Network against Food Crises. Key achievements are described along three type of actions namely regarding agriculture-based livelihoods and improved economic opportunities, disaster preparedness, and social transfers.

This page explains EU action plan on nutrition and related achievements. The EU has been working with 42 partner countries to improve nutrition and related health conditions with a particular focus on child nutrition.

This page explains EU approach to reach SDG2:  

  1. Enhancing the resilience of the most vulnerable to food crises. 
  2. Fighting malnutrition and helping secure nutritional health and well-being for present and future generations. 
  3. Supporting responsible investments in agriculture and food systems. 
  4. Promoting innovation for sustainable agriculture and food systems. 

This page describes EU approach, programmes and achievements to sustainable agriculture and food systems. The focus is on small-scale agriculture, innovation, environment-friendly agricultural practices, access to productive assets, women empowerment, and private investments.

This page explains EU approach and actions in the field of humanitarian food assistance to victims of food crises around the world. EU food assistance is adapted to each specific crisis situation and aims to ensure the availability of, access to, and consumption of safe and nutritious food for the most hungry and vulnerable people. 

This pages describes how the EU is working towards increasing the resilience of individuals, communities and countries to cope with, adapt and recover quickly from the impact of a disaster, violence or conflict. The recurrent, protracted and complex nature of many crises re-enforces the importance of developing longer-term interventions that address humanitarian needs as well as development and peacebuilding challenges. The EU places resilience, through a nexus approach, as a central objective in its development and humanitarian assistance.