Sustainable development goals

14 Ways Agriculture is Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals

For the past five weeks, Farming First and its supporters have been sharing stories on how agriculture is helping us achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in our #SDG2countdown campaign.

Businesses are from Mars, Development from Venus


For anyone still unclear about the full impact of the new world order, a glimps

Five ways businesses can achieve the triple bottom line through sustainability

As part of WLE's partnership with The Economist's Sustainability Summit this March in London, the Thrive blog is publishing a series of posts that discuss the role science plays in catalyzing shifts toward sustainability in the private sector and beyond.

Three Steps for Transforming Agriculture to Feed the World

In this guest post, Nick Austin, Agricultural Development Director at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, outlines a new global roadmap for transforming smallholder farming in order to feed the world. Part of Farming First’s #SDG2countdown series on SDG2.1 – ending hunger.

Shift in Smallholder Farming Central to Solving the Hunger Challenge

Helping farmers make the leap from subsistence to commercial farming is critical to solving hunger and meeting SDG2.1, argues Will Surman at CropLife International.

An Inclusive Business for Achieving Zero Hunger

As we reach the final week of the #SDG2countdown campaign, Dr. Scott Angle, President and CEO of IFDC tells Farming First why setting up inclusive businesses is our best bet for ending hunger (SDG2.1) by 2030.

SDG2.1 in 2 Minutes: Gilbert Houngbo, IFAD

When it comes to ending hunger, we need to start with smallholder farmers, argues the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

Filmed as part of Farming First’s #SDG2countdown campaign.

Music: Ben Sounds

SDG2.2 in 2 Minutes: Sikhalazo Dube, ILRI

In a region where malnutrition and stunting levels are high, animal-source foods can boost protein levels for children who need it. Sikhalazo Dube explains why livestock is critical for boosting nutrition in Africa.