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How $33 Billion in Annual Spending Can Help End Hunger by 2030 | The Ceres2030 project has shown the urgent need for additional investments to meet Sustainable Development Goal 2, ending hunger by 2030, and to build more sustainable food security. Modeling shows the additional investments could prevent 490 million people from experiencing hunger, double the incomes of 545 million small-scale food producers and help to restrain agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. The timing is urgent; delays in this spending will have human costs and increase the total costs, while spending early will yield bigger returns.
December Gains Drive FAO Food Price Index to Three-Year High | Food prices, as reflected in the FAO Food Price Index, rose to a three-year high in 2020. In addition to this year-on-year increase, the December Food Price Index also showed a rise of 2.2 percent from November.  This marked the seventh straight monthly increase in food prices.
Forman Lecture: Ellen Piwoz's Playbook for the Future of Global Nutrition |  Since 2007, the world saw rapid progress on nutrition, Ellen Piwoz, a recently retired Senior Program Officer on the foundation’s Nutrition Team, told an online audience for the 30th annual Martin J. Forman Memorial lecture on Dec. 10. The issue of nutrition gained firmer scientific and programmatic grounding—and a narrative that both policy makers and donors could grasp. Drawing from those experiences, Piwoz laid out a playbook for future action on nutrition for a world now struggling with a global pandemic.
The price of several major food commodities reached multi-year highs in 2020. Track current and historical prices and price movements on the FSP's Commodities page.
The Global Food Security Portal (FSP), facilitated by IFPRI and supported by the European Commission, provides up-to-date data and information to monitor global and regional food security situations and food prices, as well as tools for policy analysis and capacity development – all with the aim of providing policymakers and other stakeholders with the information they need to make appropriate and timely responses to address food insecurity.

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