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Knowledge Centre for Global Food and Nutrition Security

We support the EU global commitment to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition through a dedicated, reinforced science-policy interface and a fostered inter-policy dialogue.


EU Policies related to "Food security and food crises"

Global Food and Nutrition Security

Farm to Fork Strategy – for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system

The strategy points out s the EU international cooperation focus  on the prevention of and response to food crises, particularly in fragile contexts.

Towards a comprehensive Strategy with Africa

 The joint communication stresses that EU and Africa must join efforts to reach the Sustainable Development Goal of “zero hunger” and address the challenges of nutrition and food security by boosting safe and sustainable agri-food systems.

New European Consensus on Development - 'Our world, our dignity, our future'

The new consensus reaffirms that poverty eradication is the primary development objective and that it is indispensable to ending hunger and ensuring food security.

European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Legal Framework

The Treaty of Lisbon underpins the commitment of the EU to provide assistance, relief and protection to victims of natural or man-made disasters around the world (art. 214).

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the EU’s Humanitarian Action: new challenges, same principles – 10 March 2021

The Communication proposes a series of key actions to expedite the provision of humanitarian aid by expanding the resource base, supporting a better enabling environment for humanitarian partners and addressing the root causes of crises through a ‘Team Europe’ approach.


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