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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...
Targets and indicators was the featured topic of discussion at the third session of the UNGA intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda that took place from 23 to 27 March 2015 in New York. In response to a request by IGNP Co-Facilitators Macharia Kamau of Kenya and David Donoghue...
SDG2 of the July 2014 report of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals offers a comprehensive vision for food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture, and for the sustainable use and management of natural resources, writes Boubaker Ben-Belhassen, FAO post-2015 focal point and Director...