But how do we assess current levels of integration and opportunities to strengthen it? That is where this baseline report comes in. It assesses integration and identifies opportunities to act jointly. The bad news in its results is that in general, climate and nutrition are not well connected.
GAIN’s Environment Screening Tool represents a key step towards systematically incorporating environmental considerations into GAIN’s programmes. It is designed to enable a rapid self-assessment, which identifies environment-related risk factors, prompts mitigation actions, and encourages teams to explore opportunities for environment-nutrition win-wins.
Climate change impacts and risks are becoming increasingly complex and more difficult to manage. Simultaneously, the world is facing the complex challenges of hunger and multiple forms of malnutrition.
In line with our Environment Strategy, we aim to do the following at COP27 - Highlight the need for coordinated and integrated action on climate and nutrition to prevent disastrous increases in food insecurity and malnutrition resulting from climate change