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The Post-2015 Development Agenda and the Millennium Development Goals
  As the post-2015 development agenda approaches a defining moment with the negotiation of Sustainable Development Goals, we present some of the innovative tools available for the general public to participate in the process to define new global development goals.   UN initiatives 1. My World - What People Want New ways to analyse...
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) will begin consultations on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) around 16 rather than the original 19 focus areas following the release of a revised document on 17 April. OWG Co-chairs Macharia Kamau (Kenya) and Csaba Kőrösi (Hungary) put forward the list of...
  As the Rome-based Agencies – FAO, IFAD and WFP – release common targets and indicators on food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture,  Maria Helena Semedo, FAO’s Deputy Director-General for Natural Resources gives an overview of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s role in the post-2015 process. Watch the video interview Highlighting the...
  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...
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