SDG 2.1: End Hunger

nutritionThis knowledge page creates an open platform for those working to end hunger in line with the SDG2 Hub's 2020 policy priority for SDG2.1.

Policy priority: Funding for current emergencies, highlighting links to climate and conflict. 

Audience: Donor countries 
Role of Hub: Amplify and share messages as needed; support lobbying at identified moments through partners
Potential for impact: Raise awareness around key emerges and support sourcing of sufficient funding commitments for response. 

 

 

This page will be updated regularly with further updates, news, resources and case studies. 

Updates & moments

Current WFP emergencies include: 

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Resources

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Case studies

School feeding programme for Lebanese & Syrian refugee children

Image removed.The World Food Programme partnered with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) to deliver healthy school snacks and classes on good nutrition. Students in 39 double shift primary schools receive a mix of fresh fruit, milk and baked peanuts - all products from Lebanon. 

It's impacts: 

  • Working with schools in vulnerable areas, the daily snack pack is an incentive to improve children's access and retention in school, improve a child's concentration as well as improve nutritional outcomes with dietary diversity. 
  • The monthly nutrition education sessions by school health educators introduce importance of health eating and physical activity, among other nutrition topics. Health and nutrition summer camps were most recently launched in six schools with 1,010 children participating in one wave. 
  • By April 2019, five million school snacks had been distributed across Lebanon while schools saw a decline in absenteeism. 

Find more about it here. 

 

Photo: WFP/Edward Johnson

SDG2.1: End Hunger in the SDGs

By 2030, end hunger and ensure access by all people, in particular the poor and people in vulnerable situations, including infants, to safe, nutritious and sufficient food all year round.