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Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2020: Maternal and Child Diets at the Heart of Improving Nutrition

This is the third annual report jointly written by United Nations agencies on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (in particular SDG 2 – Zero Hunger) and the World Health Assembly targets for 2030 on nutrition in the Asia and Pacific region.

The world and the Asia and Pacific region continue to work towards ending all forms of malnutrition and achieving Zero Hunger, as stipulated in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 and the World Health Assembly (WHA) Targets 2025. This report, a joint effort by the regional offices of four United Nations (UN) agencies, discusses selected recent developments in Asia and the Pacific relevant to attaining the hunger, food security and nutrition objectives of SDG 2 and the WHA nutrition targets.