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2. Zero hunger

2. Zero hunger

After a prolonged decline, world hunger appears to be on the rise again. Conflict, drought and disasters linked to climate change are among the key factors causing this reversal in progress. It is time to rethink how we grow, share and consume our food. If done right, agriculture, forestry and fisheries can provide nutritious food for all and generate decent incomes, while supporting people-centred rural development and protecting the environment.

Read our stories to learn more about SDG Goal 2: Zero hunger

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News

Farmers harvest onions nueva Ecija
A year after the Philippines drew international attention for the soaring price of onions, Eco-Business revisits the country's farming problems amid a new mandate for modernising the sector.
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Indian farmers are pushing for the legalisation of an historic pricing mechanism that built India’s food security, but the problems they face demand far more.
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Genetic innovations and AI-driven tech can help mitigate climate risks for rice, says the International Rice Research Institute’s incoming chief.
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The Van Gujjars – a pastoralist community in the Indian state of Uttarakhand – are on the frontline of climate change, but their role in forest management is limited by the rights they are denied.
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Opinion

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What does the future hold for the millions of women left to work in Asia's agriculture sector battling a climate in collapse?
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Wealthy nations’ overconsumption is destroying nature, but is often not accounted for by ‘loss and damage’.
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Bangladesh needs international support to protect its people from worsening climate change impacts and build out renewable energy.
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Food & Agriculture

Decarbonising our food

Averting catastrophic climate scenarios requires that we phase out fossil fuels and transform food systems at the same time. A growing body of scientific research shows that the two challenges are not just equally urgent, but also mutually dependent.
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Videos

fairprice group food waste ss
EB Studio Singaporeans are well-known foodies, but around 800,000 tonnes of food is wasted every year. Why is so much food wasted, and what can consumers do about it?
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From conflict to co-existence: Earthworm Foundation has come up with a solution to managing human-elephant conflict in palm oil plantations in Sabah.
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Can Impossible Foods, the plant-based food tech company from California, take a bite out of Asia's growing appetite for meat? Eco-Business spoke to founder Pat Brown to find out.
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With no forests, people lose access to wild food and are forced to purchase more unhealthy food, including packaged foods.
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Podcasts

EB podcast - Kerry alternative milk
EB Studio Plant-based milks have grown in popularity in recent years, driven by a combination of health, environmental and practical concerns. Nutritionists on the Eco-Business podcast, produced in association with Kerry, weigh the pros and cons of non-dairy milk.
Plant-based food
EB Studio The booming alternative protein sector has experienced turbulence this year. The Eco-Business Podcast asks if growth in plant-based meat alternatives can go the distance.
EB podcast IPCC authors
What's it like co-writing a 3,500 page report on the dangers of climate change with hundreds of scientists worldwide, over Zoom calls during a pandemic? Eco-Business speaks to authors from the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore who were in the thick of the action.
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EB Studio Eco-Business talks to 'Aulani Wilhelm of Conservation International about why a plan to protect the ocean is critical, and why it might just work.
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