Global Nutrition Targets, 2012

Six global targets by World Health Assembly (WHA), that by 2025 aim to:

  • 40% reduction under-5 stunted children (low height for age)
  • Less than 5% of childhood wasting (low weight for height).
  • 50% reduction of anemia in women of reproductive age.
  • 30% reduction in low birth weight.
  • No increase in childhood overweight.
  • Exclusive breastfeeding in the first 6 months up to 50%

Global Nutrition Report, (GNR) 2020

  • To assess the progress of 2025 Global Nutrition Targets.
  • It aims to end malnutrition in all its forms.
  • It is a multi-stakeholder initiative
  • India is likely to miss global nutrition targets by 2025.



Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAF)

  • An international alliance to address the root causes of extreme hunger.
  • Founded at World Humanitarian Summit, 2016.
  • Founded by European Union, FAO, and World Food Programme (WFP)
  • Released Global Report on Food Crises, 2020.


State Food Safety Index

  • Released by FSSAI
  • On World Food Safety Day (June 7).


State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020

  • SOFI, 2020: released by FAO.
  • Other bodies: International Fund for Agricultural Development, UNICEF, World Food Programme, and WHO.
  • It presents the global estimates of the extent of hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition.



FSSAI Initiative

BHOG: Blissful Hygienic Offering to God

  • To encourage Places of Worship (POW) to adopt food safety and hygiene.
  • To convey food safety messages through such places.


Eat Right Movement

  • To combat negative nutritional trends to fight lifestyle diseases
  • To improve public health in India


Hygiene Rating Scheme

  • An online rating process.
  • Informed choices to consumers about the places of dining out.



  • A disease resulting from fluoride deposition in the hard and soft tissues of body.
  • Due to excess intake of fluoride through drinking water or food products.



  • to promote science-based food safety.
  • launched by FSSAI and CHIFSS (CII-HUL Initiative on Food Safety Sciences).


Heart Attack Rewind

  • To support FSSAI’s global target of eliminating transfat by 2022.
  • First mass media campaign of its kind.