This third progress report presents highlights of operational developments in the European Union’s (EU) external assistance concerned with nutrition and provides updates on progress towards its...
In 2012, the European Union commited to reduce stunting in children under five by at least 10% of the World Health Assembly goal by 2025 (7 million children). In 2013, the EU allocated EUR 3.5 billion between 2014 and 2020 on nutrition interventions to help reduce stunting.
The EU Nutrition Action Plan on Nutrition outlines how the Commission plans to reach its commitment of reducing stunting in children under five by at least 10% (7 million children) of the World Health Assembly goal by 2025.
The Action Plan addresses how its strategic objectives in the areas of governance, scaled up interventions and research are to be attained. It underlines the need to work closer with development players and partner countries.
|Year of publication|
12 Apr 2019
|Related organisation(s)||DG INTPA - DG for International Partnerships|
|Knowledge service | Metadata||Global Food and Nutrition Security | Nutrition |Early childhood|
|Digital Europa Thesaurus (DET)||childfood safetyfood securityhumanitarian aidmalnutritionnutritionsustainable agriculture|
Recent years have seen an unprecedented increase in momentum aimed at reducing the number of children affected by undernutrition. Tackling undernutrition has become a political concern and an economic...
The First Progress Report gave account of the work the European Commission had undertaken in relation to each of the three strategic priorities identified in the Communication on Nutrition and hence...