According to the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises, the number of people experiencing acute food insecurity reached a record high of 135 million in 2019, up from 108 million in 2016. And this trend is expected to increase dramatically

FAO Investment Centre Deputy Director John Preissing speaks about the importance of investing in farmers. The FAO Investment Centre has helped to design and implement over 2,250 investment operations across 170 countries, bringing development to scale through investment support with the

Since 2015, when the world signed onto the 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations has been invested in a supportive role in achieving the SDGs by 2030. It does this by (1) collecting data,

With the on-going locust plague in East Africa of an unprecedented dimension in modern times, the region now faces a hunger threat. Action - and more funding - will be needed to avoid a major food crisis later, UN officials

SERIES TITLE: Pipe dream or achievable vision: How can we deliver on the 2030 Agenda? The 2030 Agenda foresees a bright future for humanity, one in which everyone enjoys peace and prosperity on a bountiful planet. But, with nationalism, populism and protectionism

 The Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) has produced a set of twenty-four indicators aimed at the assessment and long-term monitoring of bioenergy sustainability at the national level.  The GBEP Sustainability Indicators are intended to inform policymakers about the environmental, social and economic

Despite the progress made in the last half century, the world is at a critical juncture when our agriculture and food systems now face unprecedented, multifaceted and interconnected development challenges that warrant innovative solutions in the next decade; otherwise, the

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