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FAO And The 17 Sustainable Development Goals
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FAO is a specialized UN agency with unique expertise in the three dimensions of sustainable development. FAO can support the implementation of a transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that will see people interact harmoniously with the planet’s ecosystems and benefit from their services, maintaining and sustainably using biodiversity and all natural resources for present and future generations.
1. The Sustainable Development Goals offer a vision of a fairer, more prosperous, peaceful and sustainable world in which no one is left behind.
2. In food - the way it is grown, produced, consumed, traded, transported, stored and marketed - lies the fundamental connection between people and the planet, and the path to inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
3. Without rapid progress in reducing and eliminating hunger and malnutrition by 2030, the full range of Sustainable Development Goals cannot be achieved. At the same time, reaching the other SDGs will pave the way for ending hunger and extreme poverty. We can advance faster if we work together.
4. The battle to end hunger and poverty must be principally fought in rural areas, which is where almost 80 percent of the world’s hungry and poor live. To do this, we need to show a strong political will while also investing in the critical agents of change – smallholders, family farmers, rural women, fisher folk, indigenous communities, youth and other vulnerable or marginalized people.
5. It is possible to eradicate hunger by 2030. This requires a combination of pro-poor investments in sustainable agriculture and rural development and social protection measures to immediately lift people out of chronic undernourishment and poverty.
6. There are more people to feed with less water, farmland and biodiversity. But the world produces enough food for all. We need to transform our current input-heavy food systems to make them more sustainable – including reducing food waste and loss – through better management and improved techniques in agriculture, livestock, fisheries and forestry. Agriculture also has a major role to play in combating desertification and other negative impacts of climate change.

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FAO ,   (2015 )
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Bulletin or Poster in English
Keywords:
POVERTY, HUNGER, FOOD, FOOD SECURITY, AGRICULTURE, RURAL AREAS, DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, NUTRITION, MALNUTRITION, SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES, FORESTRY, ECOSYSTEMS, LIVELIHOOD, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION, SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION, CLIMATE CHANGE, BIODIVERSITY, POVERTY MITIGATION, RURAL WOMEN, FARMERS, GREENHOUSE GASES, NATURAL RESOURCES, OCEANS, MARINE RESOURCES, TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS, WATER, ENERGY
Thematic Group:
 FAO : Food and Agriculture Organization
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03.03.00  -  Environment
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