G8 and G20: Two summits to tackle the hidden malnutrition crisis

In 2012 the G8 and G20 can lay the foundations for an historic global push to end hunger and malnutrition. Find out what we’re calling for.

May 2012

As world leaders have been grappling with one economic crisis after another, a hunger and malnutrition crisis affecting millions of children has gone unchecked. Pervasive long-term malnutrition is eroding the foundations of the global economy by destroying the potential of millions of children.

We already know the solutions to tackle the global malnutrition crisis, but political commitment and strong leadership are required. The global economic and malnutrition crises require complementary investments in nutrition interventions, nutrition-focused agriculture and social safety nets.

The G8 and G20 both have an opportunity to achieve a major breakthrough on food security in 2012.

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