The CFS is the United Nations' forum for reviewing policies concerning world food. It is the most inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all relevant stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition.
Ending hunger and malnutrition is an essential part of sustainable development. It is a goal that can be achieved. To do so, policies and investments for food and nutrition security should have the following characteristics: a. Encouraging the production of more food while — at the same time — protecting natural resources and supporting inclusive rural development;
b. Reducing waste and losses along the food value chain from producer to consumer ;
c. Enabling all people to secure year- 4. round access to the varieties of food required for good nutrition, including through stable, open, well-functioning markets and food supply systems;
d. Ensuring that households — and all individuals within them — are able to purchase, access and use the food they need through benefiting from: