Food and nutrition security

Food and nutrition security

The focus of this Fourth Progress Report is on the effectiveness of nutrition related interventions and on the progress towards the Commission’s commitments on nutrition: to support partner countries to reduce the number of stunted children under the age of five by at least 7 million by 2025; and to allocate EUR 3.5 billion to nutrition between 2014 and 2020.
During his first official visit to the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica reconfirmed the EU's commitment to working with the country's government to support sustainable development, especially in rural areas. On this occasion, Commissioner Mimica also launched two new programmes on nutrition and sustainable growth.
The European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project’s overall objective is to enhance the resilience of the people of Palau to the shocks and insecurities resulting from extreme El Niño events. The specific objective is to strengthen the implementation of a sustainable, multi sectoral, multi stakeholder approach to readiness for future El Niño events.
The European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project’s overall objective is to enhance the resilience of tthe Marshall Islands inhabitants to the shocks and insecurities resulting from extreme El Niño events. The specific objective is to strengthen the implementation of a sustainable, multi sectoral, multi stakeholder approach to readiness for future El Niño events.
The European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project’s overall objective is to enhance the resilience of the people of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to the shocks and insecurities resulting from extreme El Niño events. The specific objective is to strengthen the implementation of a sustainable, multi sectoral, multi stakeholder approach to readiness for future El Niño events.
The objective of the project is to structurally and sustainably reduce food and nutrition insecurity derived from the negative impact of climate change induced disasters by tackling the root and underlying causes of vulnerability. It will do so by strengthening the capacity of El Nino-affected communities; and village, provincial and national governments to identify climate risks and vulnerabilities, strengthen Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) systems.
This project seeks to improve resilience and adaption capacities of vulnerable communities and subsistence farmers to reduce food and nutrition insecurity in the North and the West Provinces of Fiji (Macuata and Ba).
Ce projet vise à: - renforcer les capacités des organisations de la société civile participant à l'action, ainsi que les structures techniques étatique; - améliorer la production agricole et sauvegarder les moyens d'existence des populations en insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle; - optimiser la capacité de stockage, de transformation et de commercialisation des produits agricoles et; - soutenir les mesures de prévention et de surveillance nutritionnelle.
The objectives pursued by the programme are to support basic nutrition in Lao People's Democratic Republic whilst leaving no one behind.
The EU is strongly committed to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2 (Zero Hunger) and has been working with partners to collectively step up support to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. This short video presents a small selection of achievements demonstrating how the EU is supporting countries and institutions to address numerous challenges and seize opportunities to further their development.

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