We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
On 11 September 2018, the United Nations released its 2018 report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World.
The second part of the report uses JRC research to establish a link between climate variability, food security and nutrition .
Number of undernourished people on the rise, partly due to climate trends
According to the report, in 2017 the number of undernourished people increased for the second year in a row, to 821 million, after decreasing for more than 10 years previously.