In an era marked by volatility and uncertainly, the world prepares to feed a growing population with a declining resource base. Sustainably increasing production to levels required to ensure global nutritional security is one of today's world's greatest problems.
On the final day of the Plenary week of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS45), everybody was saying, "See you next year!"; my answer was "Next year, I will have even more input and I will be busy engaging more youth!” CFS45 and especially the work of the Private Sector Mechanism (PSM) boosted my views that we must continue to follow the best practice of engaging youth in agriculture.
UNSCN Nutrition is the flagship, peer-reviewed publication of the UNSCN, previously entitled UNSCN News. The 2019 edition will focus on food environments to enable healthy and nutritious diets.
The Voluntary Guidelines to Support the Progressive Realization of the Right to Adequate Food in the Context of National Food Security were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and unanimously adopted by all member states of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2004.