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Sustainable Food Security Solutions – the Global Food Security Index

GFSI RefreshAs a part of our commitment to food and nutrition security, DuPont commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit to develop a comprehensive measurement tool that addresses the need for specific metrics to illustrate what food security looks like at the local level – country by country and globally.

Since its launch in 2012, the Global Food Security Index has been updated annually, allowing for year-over-year comparisons. Our hope is that the comprehensive and unique information available in this tool will help inform decision making that leads to sustainable solutions. Visit the website to download the model and start your inquiry now.

Collaborative Efforts Address Food Security at the Local Level

GFSI RefreshAlthough science provides answers that can be applied universally, DuPont’s experience shows that solutions must be found at the local level to help people improve their lives and livelihoods.

In the video below, learn about a collaborative effort that helped provide valuable nutritional assistance to a population enduring difficult conditions. To view additional videos about DuPont and food and nutrition security, visit the DuPont YouTube channel.

Serious Challenges Remain for Global Food Security

GFSI Refresh

Recently, the DuPont Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation & Productivity issued an updated progress report on the global food and nutrition landscape, highlighting substantial gains in global food production rates, improvements in nutritional quality, and advances in eradicating extreme hunger and poverty, while also acknowledging that serious challenges remain. Read about the Committee and its latest report, Measuring Global Progress Toward Food and Nutrition Security, online.

 

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