Sustainable Development Goals Helpdesk


At a high-level event on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, urged stronger political commitment and solidarity to transform agrifood systems and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Director-General QU Dongyu presents FAO-led High Impact Initiative on Food Systems Transformation; FAO co-leads and supports other initiatives on localization, nature, and social protection


Worrying FAO report provides food for thought to world leaders ahead of upcoming UN SDG summit in New York


Opinion article by Dr. Stefanos Fotiou, Director of the Office of Sustainable Development Goals in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).


The UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment, which took place at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, from 24 - 26 July, reviewed progress towards implementing food systems transformations and its contributions to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda. Revisit the key discussions and outcomes here.

The FAO Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Helpdesk is a gateway to FAO's knowledge, tools and expertise for assisting Members and other actors, implement the 2030 Agenda and achieve the 17 SDGs through the transformation of our global agrifood systems. Explore the platform to understand how FAO supports Member to Accelerate SDG progress through knowledge and information; how we empower our partners to Champion SDGs on the ground and Transform our agrifood systems through innovative action. 

FAO SDG Action: Marking the mid-way point of the 2030 Agenda

A visual representation of FAO’s contribution to the 2030 Agenda implementation through our actions on the ground.

Podcast: A spotlight on sustainable agrifood systems at the UN General Assembly and SDG Summit

FAO warns the world is drifting from development goals due to multiple shocks; and a look ahead to the next events that dig into specifics of sustainability in agrifood systems.

FAO and the Sustainable Development Goals

Achieving the 2030 Agenda through empowerment of local communities


Key Document
Tracking progress on food and agriculture SDG indicators 2023

The latest data indicate that most of the food- and agriculture-related SDG targets are still far from being achieved.