From Food Security to Nutrition Security

  • From

    CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC)

  • Published on

    14.06.18

  • Challenges

    Food Security, Nutrition

While ‘hunger’ continues to resonate as a cause deserving of funding support, focusing solely on staple crops is no longer appropriate in a world of rapidly changing dietary preferences. The main focus of global agricultural challenges has to move from ‘feeding the planet’ to appropriately nourishing all consumers. In this interview, Patrick Webb , ISPC Member and Professor of Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, USA, explains how the CGIAR should respond to a world where diets are rapidly changing, particularly in developing countries.