Sustainable food security
The role of FAO's Sustainable Development Department

Ensuring food security - the basic right of people to the food they need - is perhaps the greatest challenge facing the world community. The challenge is most critical in low-income, food-deficit countries. Achieving sustainable increases in food production in these, and other, developing nations requires strategies that address four key dimensions of sustainable agriculture and rural development:

This presentation outlines food security strategies in each of these four dimensions, with links to in-depth articles and details of assistance provided to developing countries by the Sustainable Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). To start, click on the button below or switch now to our text-only presentation