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The Post-2015 Development Agenda and the Millennium Development Goals
An international awards ceremony today recognized the great effort made by countries around the world which has led to the near achievement of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target to halve the proportion of hungry people by a 2015 deadline, or bringing it below the 5 percent threshold.A majority -...
How to produce more with less – greater yield with fewer negative environmental impacts - counts high among the complex challenges decision-makers will face this year in finalizing objectives and investment strategies to bring about a sustainable future for the planet and its people. The way we work the land is...
Marrying people and the planet for a prosperous future is at the heart of new global development goals set to be agreed later this year Introducing conservation agriculture, integrated pest management, agroforestry systems and agro-ecology, these five stories feature FAO initiatives uniting sustainable agriculture practices and use of natural resources. Founded...
Ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture – SDG2 – will require commitment and action at the national level, supported by engagement from the international community. That was the main message from a side event held in New York on 17 April on the margins...
Food is life. It is the fundamental connection between people and the planet. The fruits of the earth have long sustained us, but there are increasing signs that our way of working the land and ensuring all are nourished will have to be revisited. Based on FAO’s 14 themes of focus...