- 2020 Vision Initiative
The 2020 Vision Initiative in an initiative of the
International Food Policy Research Institute(IFPRI). IFPRI launched the 2020 Vision Initiative in 1993, the primary goal of the initiative being to reach sustainable food securityfor all by 2020. The Initiative also supports the goals set at the World Food Summit in 1996, to halve the number of chronically undernourished people on the Earth by the year 2015.
The 2020 Vision Initiative has two primary objectives:
*To develop and promote a shared vision and consensus for action for meeting
foodneeds while reducing povertyand protecting the environment; and
*To generate information and encourage debate to influence action by national governments,
nongovernmental organizations, the private sector, international development institutions, and other elements of civil society.
Two international conferences have been held to date:
*Sustainable Food Security For All By 2020, September 4–6, 2001.
*Conference on Assuring Food and Nutrition Security in Africa by 2020, April 1–3, 2004.
* Achieving Sustainable Food Security for All by 2020 [http://www.ifpri.org/2020/books/actionshort.pdf]
* International Food Policy Research Institute [http://www.ifpri.org/]
* [http://www.ifpri.org/ International Food Policy Research Institute]
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