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Bridge the gap! Invest in nutrition for a world free from hunger - A blog by Gerda Verburg

On 16 October, the world marks World Food Day, so let’s celebrate progress made, but also recognise how far away we are from ensuring a world without malnutrition and hunger. Still today, more than one quarter of women, men and children all over the world lack access to nutrition services.

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By 2030, a world free from malnutrition in all its forms. Led by governments, supported by organisations and individuals – collective action ensures every child, adolescent, mother and family can realise their right to food and nutrition, reach their full potential and shape sustainable and prosperous societies.

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