Parliamentary motion is key to securing the proper to sufficient meals for all. Parliamentarians information and oversee public-sector insurance policies and price range allocations in the direction of reworking meals techniques that ship wholesome diets for all.
The emergence of COVID-19 has proven the weak point in our meals techniques. Within three months of COVID-19’s arrival, disruptions have been seen in all points of the meals system-production, harvesting, transportation, processing, retailing and consumption – affecting the livelihoods and rising the chance of pushing tens of millions right into a state of meals insecurity and poverty.
Governments ought to set up coordination and different measures and mechanisms to stabilize and restore meals availability, accessibility and affordability for all folks, particularly probably the most weak, to make sure their meals safety and vitamin, throughout and after the pandemic.
Our imaginative and prescient for this handbook is to supply parliamentarians with sensible steerage to assist legislative processes that prioritize vitamin, and – along with governments, different worldwide organizations, civil society and different stakeholders – speed up progress in the direction of the SDGs.
Cite this content material as:
IPU and FAO, 2021. *Food techniques and vitamin. *Handbook for parliamentarians No. 32. Rome.