Welcome to discussion room on "Addressing structural vulnerabilities and building human capital".
Structural vulnerabilities that undermine food security and nutrition include lack of education, nutrition, healthcare and social protection, as well as gender inequality. Addressing these structural vulnerabilities is essential for lifting households out of food insecurity and malnutrition and achieving sustained and equitable growth.
Progress on these key dimensions also determines how shocks – conflict, climate or economic – impact people and future trends unfold. For example, a shock-responsive and inclusive national social protection system affords people greater means to build their resilience to reduce or better manage risks and shocks, thus experiencing fewer negative impacts.
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