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Goal 2: Zero hunger

Goal 2 is to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

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Access to sufficient and nutritious food is a human right that each state has an obligation to guarantee its citizens. Today, some 850 million people around the world live in hunger. This in itself is a human disaster, and moreover obstructs development and growth in many countries through the impact that insufficient nutrient intake has on learning and productive work.

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Researchers on goal 2

“Many products and services can come from the same piece of land” - Watch interview with Madelene Ostwald, Physical Resource Theory at Chalmers, about goal 2 (2018).


 

Watch filmed interview with Kassa Teka, Guest professor at Chalmers, about goal 2 (2017).

 

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Focali is a Swedish multidisciplinary research network focusing on forest/bio-energy, climate change and livelihood issues. The research network includes researchers from a broad range of Swedish universities and institutions and a wide variety of natural and social science disciplines. Our members are active in research projects across the globe mainly in countries in the Amazon, Sub-Saharan Africa and South- and Southeast Asia.
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AgriFoSe2030 (Agriculture for Food Security - Translating science into policy and practice) contributes to sustainable intensification of agriculture for increased food production on existing agricultural land; the aim is to do so by transforming practices toward more efficient use of human, financial and natural resources.
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Swedish Mariculture Research Center (SWEMARC)
The main goal of SWEMARC at the University of Gotheburg is to increase the marine aquaculture in an environmentally friendly way through interdisciplinary and community engaging research.
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The division of Food and Nutrition Science at Chalmers focus on nutritional solutions for disease prevention by studies on the molecular, cellular, and whole-body level. It also centers on research that aims to promote high food quality, minimize lossesthroughout the value chain and to utilize alternative sources for production of nutrients.
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