G7 Addresses Hunger, Malnutrition In Final Document

ONE Blog: Holding G7 leaders to account on hunger and malnutrition
Kedar Mankad, a policy officer at ONE, writes, “…After the topics of global economy, foreign policy, health, and climate were dealt with, the G7 put forward one sentence that has the potential to help realize everything that came before it. ‘As part of a broad effort involving our partner countries, and international actors, and as a significant contribution to the Post-2015 Development Agenda, we aim to lift 500 million people in developing countries out of hunger and malnutrition by 2030.’ Though they may not have meant it, by including this line, the G7 have made action on ending hunger and malnutrition the litmus test for the Sustainable Development Goals…” (6/15).