The sounds of monks chanting waft through my bedroom window, and welcome me to another humid Cambodian morning. The street below is already humming with activity, as women preparing rice soup for breakfast clang pots and call to their children

World Food Day held yesterday at UN-FAO headquarters in Rome was full of surprises. An event organized since 1979 by FAO every year on October 16 to celebrate the founding of the organization in 1945, World Food Day is the occasion

The Strategic Value of Unearmarked Funds  In 2013, FAO launched the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund, a unique Africa-led initiative to improve agriculture and food security across the continent. The fund aims to pool resources from Africa’s strongest economies and use them across

SDG2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture -  What it means With a focus on transformation, universality and interconnectedness, combined with an ambition to tackle root causes, SDG2 encapsulates the vision driving the whole

A Pivotal Goal for a New Consciousness Editor's Note: This is the second piece in a series in collaboration with the SDSN-Y exploring the Sustainable Development Goals. See the first piece here.   If there is one goal that characterizes the shift in

A Win-Win Partnership for Development in the 21st Century The world is changing as fast as the pace of new technological innovations that are increasingly shrinking our notion of time and space. And one of the trigger of changes is the

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