- Globally, over 795 million people are undernourished, meaning that one in nine people go to sleep hungry.
- The vast majority of the world’s hungry people live in developing countries, where 12.9 % of the population is undernourished.
- Asia is the continent with the most hungry people.
- Sub-Saharan Africa is the region with the highest prevalence of hunger – approximately one in four people is undernourished.
- Poor nutrition causes 45% of deaths in children under five (3.1 million children each year).
- 66 million primary school-age children attend classes hungry across the developing world, with 23 million in Africa alone.
- Hunger eradicated and access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food to all people ensured, in particular for the poor and people in vulnerable situations.
- All forms of malnutrition ended and the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under 5 years of age achieved.
- The agricultural productivity and incomes of small-scale food producers doubled.
- Sustainable food production systems ensured.