The World Is Off-Track To Meet Most Food And Agriculture-Related SDGs

The world is off track to meet most of food and agriculture-related SDGs. Pictured: a farmer from DRC.

By the Food and Agricultural Organization

The world is off-track to meet most of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets linked to hunger, food security, and nutrition, according to a FAO report released today.

“The report paints a grim picture. Four years into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, regression is the norm when it comes to ending hunger and rendering agriculture and the management of natural resources – be that on land or in our oceans – sustainable,” said Pietro Gennari, FAO Chief Statistician.

“Being off-track when it comes to reaching core pillars of the SDGs unquestionably puts at risk the achievement of the entire 2030 Agenda, and makes our overarching goal of ensuring an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future for our planet and for present and future generations less attainable,” said FAO Deputy Director-General for Climate and Natural Resources Maria Helena Semedo. Read more>>

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