No African country will meet set to end childhood malnutrition by 2030. The goals were of the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations in 2015. They were set, "to end , protect the planet and ensure for all". A new , published in the Nature, identifies child nutrition across 51 African countries. Many African countries are battling to provide children with food. Researcher Simon Hay said the goal of ending childhood malnutrition was an "aspirational" target, which, "is very, very away".
There was some news in the report. It highlighted the that many African nations have shown of improvement in childhood since the year 2000. However, it is a different for sub-Saharan countries. The report indicates that malnutrition remained " high" in 14 countries between Senegal in the west and Somalia in the east. Many of these countries have experienced , famine and mass migration. The researcher said considerable was needed in health and in order to address "serious ".