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  To nourish nine billion people by 2050, transformational change in agriculture and food systems is needed now to address the unprecedented environmental, social and economic challenges ahead.  This was the central message from a two-day roundtable of discussions and exchange of ideas on Food and Nutrition Security through Sustainable Agriculture and...
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have revealed common targets and indicators for sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition. The targets and indicators are a critical piece in the Rome-based Agencies’ contribution to the ongoing intergovernmental...
Sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition features as the second of 19 focus areas drawn up by Co-chairs of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ahead of its 10th session beginning on 31 March. Summarising information shared during its first eight sessions,...
Voices of the Hungry, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) new tool for monitoring food insecurity, has been described as an “important advancement” in breaking down hunger after being showcased at the 45th session of the UN Statistical in New York in March.   In an interview with UN radio, Pietro...
Calls for improvements in education, participation and nutrition were among a rich range of responses to FAO’s online discussion focusing on rural women in a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) framework that ran from 6 to 26 February. The e-consultation, which was linked to the theme gender equality and women’s empowerment at...
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