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Migration: Tightening borders and threats to food security

Recent changes in the political landscape in the United Kingdom and the United States have put tighter borders and migration restrictions on the agenda. Concerns about unchecked migration have also risen in mainland Europe, as migration by boat to…

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Regional developments

In addition to global events and food policy changes, 2015 also saw important developments with potentially wide repercussions in individual countries and regions. This chapter offers perspectives on major food policy developments across the major…

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The concept of the global hunger index

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a tool designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger globally, regionally, and by country. Each year, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) calculates GHI scores in order to assess progress,…

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Global, regional, and national trends

Despite the lower hunger level reflected by the 2015 global GHI score, the number of hungry people in the world remains unacceptably high.

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Fortes avancées et revers persistants

L’année 2014 a connu des résultats mitigés en matière de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle: certains pays ont fait des progrès sur le plan des politiques visant à réduire la faim, tandis que pour d’autres, les conflits et les crises sanitaires…

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Food policy in 2014-2015: Strong advances and stubborn setbacks

The year 2014 saw mixed results for food and nutrition security: some countries made headway on policies to cut hunger, while in other countries conflict and health crises took a heavy human toll. Much of the year’s discourse focused on potential…

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