Food and nutrition

Food and nutrition security [fˈuːd ənd njuːˈtrɪʃən sɪkjˈʊəɹɪti] is a human right. It is achieved when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.

  • Report Mali

    In northern Mali, women smallholders are providing good and healthy food. They are enhancing not only their income, but also their standing in the community.
  • In focus food and nutrition

    Investing in good nutrition is one way to leverage sustainable development. Find out more about GIZ’s work in this area.
  • Essay Ernährung

    The African scientist Jemimah Njuki explains how we could deliver healthy diets for all and why women have an important role to play.
  • Infografic food and nutrition

    With the goal of zero hunger at risk, could the pandemic also mark a turning point in our approach to global food security and nutrition?
  • Guest Column

    Millions of people are undernourished although tonnes of food are allowed to perish or are thrown away. That is an issue that concerns all of us.