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SDG 2: 4. Main Eurostat Indicators

(The corresponding Main indicators normally used at EU level to evaluate activities)

Key trends in “Zero Hunger” in the European Union show the following evidence (Eurostat Report, pp. 55 and ss):

  • Obesity levels have fallen in the EU since 2014, but disparities between age and educational groups remain;
  • Labour productivity in European agriculture has increased, but investment in the future of farming lags behind;
  • Organic farming is on the rise across Europe, but nutrient use could be more efficient;
  • Excessive nutrient inputs are threatening the environment and water quality;
  • Soil erosion: a major threat, but there are signs of improvement across Europe;
  • High agricultural productivity can harm biodiversity.

Key trends in “Zero Hunger” in the European Union

Key trends in “Zero Hunger” in the European Union


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