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Definition of "Zero Hunger"

"The second goal aspires to bolster food security and overall nutrition, while improving the sustainability of agriculture." That includes things like:

  • Access to safe, nutritious, and sufficient food year-round
  • End malnutrition in all its forms
  • Increase agricultural productivity
  • Sustainable food systems and agricultural resilience
  • Diversified crops and seeds

UN Sustainable Development Goals. (2023). In Gale Global Issues Online Collection. Gale. URL 

Helpful UN links for SDG #2 Zero Hunger

To cite figures from the "Tracker" link -- Step #1: click the "share" button on the figure (bottom right). Step #2: copy the link. Step #3: paste it into a browser and open it. Step #4: cite that website as the source of the figure. Note. Use the "updated on" date as the date of publication in your citation.

Suggested search terms for Goal #2 Zero Hunger

These keywords are SOME of the terms that will help you research this goal. Use these in the main search box on the library homepage, library databases, and Google. Try combining them for the best search.

Develop your own key terms as you read about your topic and solution.

Note: Put quotation marks around phrases when you search (ie "land tenure rights")

Key terms:

land tenure rights
farm OR forestry OR pastoral OR agriculture OR fishery OR food producer
malnourish* OR malnutrition OR undernourish* OR undernutrition
agricultural production OR agricultural productivity OR agricultural practices OR agricultural management OR food production OR food productivity
food security 
food insecurity
food deserts 
land rights
land reforms
resilient agricultural practices
agriculture AND potassium
food nutrition improvement
hidden hunger
genetically modified food OR (gmo AND food)
organic farming
agroforestry practices OR agroforestry management 
agricultural innovation
food market AND (restriction OR tariff OR access)
food governance
food supply chain OR food value chain OR food commodity market
heritage seeds

For more about the key terms, see the Elsevier 2019 Scopus queries.