Sustainable Development Goals Helpdesk


On 10 July, FAO, DESA and the European Union convened a side event at the UN Headquarters in New York, “Uniting Forces: Integrating Science, Policy and Society to Achieve Zero Hunger" help in UNHQ.


The two-day UN Expert Group Meeting (EGM) was held at FAO headquarters in Rome Italy, convening over 40 experts from around the world, to assess global progress towards targets under Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG 2) and strategize recommendations to accelerate action to meet these objectives.

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 at the Tenth Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

Taking place from 23-25 April, the Tenth Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development is an annual intergovernmental forum which aims to assess progress and exchange knowledge, best practices, and policy solutions to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in line with regional priorities. Read more about FAO's participation in the Forum here

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.