Sustainable Development Goals
New report analyses links between rural and international migration
A new report on migration launched today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization urges that policies should not stem or accelerate migration but maximize the contribution of rural migration to economic and social development while minimizing the costs.
New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018.
Often bothered, occasionally bewildered, frequently confused. If the magnitude of 17 goals, 169 targets and 232 indicators that make up the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were not tricky enough, the sometimes complex language of development can test the powers of the most able wordmaster. To help break down some of...
Sustainable and inclusive food systems are pathways to sustainable development but can only be successful if we advance the 2030 Agenda as a whole, FAO said at the 2018 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) held in New York from 9 to 18 July.  “More sustainable food systems will act as an...

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