The world is moving backward in its efforts to end hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition. Reaching the Sustainable Development Goal 2, Zero Hunger, targets by 2030 is becoming more challenging each year. In addition to food price increases, most vulnerable people and communities face a range of shocks that compromise their food security. Disasters caused by natural hazards, conflicts, disease and pandemics, financial and political crises, and the impacts of climate change, all drive recent food insecurity and malnutrition trends. The intensification of these drivers will continue to challenge food security and nutrition, therefore, broadening food security to better insulate the vulnerable from medium- and longer-term impacts is a useful adjunct to looking at immediate food assistance needs.
This Evaluation Insight Note (EIN) answers the question: How has the World Bank integrated resilience into food security operations?

The EIN includes five main insights: