Ending Hunger: What would it cost?
A number of recent estimates exist for what is needed to end hunger and malnutrition. The estimates vary but all agree it will require a mix of investment in infrastructure, research and development, extension services and safety nets.
The share of the cost that donors ought to contribute is missing from recent estimates. In particular, there is a need for an estimate of the donor’s share in achieving the hunger-related Sustainable Development Goals. IISD is leading a project to estimate the cost of interventions to reduce hunger and to agree on an appropriate donor share of these costs. Working with the International Food Policy Research Institute, we will analyze information obtained from economic modelling and detailed household surveys, and match them with donor priorities to build a case for establishing clear, realistic and politically feasible targets for donors.
What it Would Take to End HungerAn event on the sidelines of CFS 43 focused on the public investment required to end hunger. Read More
Ending Hunger: What would it cost?The International Institute for Sustainable Development and the International Food Policy Research Institute joined forces to estimate what it would cost to end hunger, and the contribution that donors need to make. Read More
Reducing Food Waste: The role of foreign investors in promoting efficiencyAgricultural investors can help to minimize food loss both on the farm and during transport and storage. Governments also have a role to play in promoting efficiency and reducing waste. This blog explores both sets of interventions. Read More