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Financing for food security and nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean








FAO, ECLAC, IICA and WFP. 2024. Financing for food security and nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean. Santiago, FAO.



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    Latin America and the Caribbean managed to reduce the number of undernourished by 20 million compared to the year 2000. However, 2018 marks the fourth consecutive year in which hunger shows a continuous increases. Moderate or severe food insecurity in Latin America increased considerably. This increase caused more than 32 million people to join the almost 155 million who lived in food insecurity in the Region in 2014-2016. The Region has shown significant progress in reducing child malnutrition and it is significantly distant and below the global prevalence of malnutrition in girls and boys. However, malnutrition due to excessive weight in the Region is one of the highest in the world and it continues to increase. This year, the Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean focuses on food environments and describes some of the main policies that the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean are developing to face the different forms of malnutrition.
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    This short version of the Regional Overview adresses the region's latest progress in meeting zero hunger and the regional trends related to hunger, food insecurity and the triple burden of malnutrition. It describes the situation in Latin America and the Caribbean, putting an emphasis on lagging territories; it also presents a diagnosis and the main trends in recent days. Finally it analyzes the main public policies that the countries of the region are developing to secure food security and nutrition for laggard territories.
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    This publication is the first step in a series of coordinated efforts between FAO and WHO to end hunger, achieve food security, improve nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture, so that our Member States can achieve Goal 2 of the ODS. Hopefully this effort will also motivate governments, international development agencies, donors, the private sector and civil society to coordinate actions to end hunger and malnutrition. The present text is the executive summary of the 2016 edition of the Pa norama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean, an annual publication prepared by the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO). For the purposes of communication and dissemination, all references and bibliographic citations have been removed from the text, which can be found in the full Panorama document (in Spanish).

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