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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...
FAO has launched a collection of webpages dedicated to the post-2015 development agenda and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Featuring news, interviews and events, the pages are designed to inform and engage the general public and other stakeholders in the dynamic United Nations-led process to define a successor framework...
Sustainable management of the planet’s oceans, forests, mountains, and biodiversity is “vital to enable future food security, surmount rural poverty, and ensure much-needed environmental services”, remarked FAO Assistant Director-General Eduardo Rojas-Briales at the UN Open Working Group (OWG) consultations on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York on 4...
A trio of initiatives over the coming months look set to give greater shape to the post-2015 development agenda, the process to design a successor framework to the Millennium Development Goals. Following the conclusion of their “stocktaking” sessions (see: Co-chairs report) on 7 February, the United Nations Open Working Group on...
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