- the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition
- the elimination of poverty and the driving forward of economic and social progress for all
- the sustainable management and utilization of natural resources, including land, water, air, climate and genetic resources.
CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.
the food aid arm of the United Nations system. Food aid is one of the many instruments that can help to promote food security, which is defined as access of all people at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life.