Sustainable development goals

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Agriculture and Food Day to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals

13th July 2017

New York, U.S.A.

Farming First is partnering with the International Agri-Food Network to host “Agriculture and Food Day to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals”, which will be held at the Yale Club in New York City.

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.

Ethics, Finance and the Sustainable Development Goals - A reflection

About the seminar

In this seminar Professor De Vries will reflect upon ethical aspects of the Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs are interpreted as an expression of the Modernist worldview, attempting to reconcile aspirations for the good life with local, regional and planetary boundaries.

Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals

To continue to feed a growing world population, we need to increase global food production. This appears though at odds with a number of seemingly insurmountable environmental and socio-economic challenges. This is particularly true for Africa, a region hit most strongly by climate change and yield gaps against a backdrop of poverty, migration and conflicts.

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Agronomy students suggest SDGs should be integrated in university curricular

Food production is essential to tackle global issues such as nutrition and food insecurity and to improve livelihoods of the world’s poor people. Education, information exchange and knowledge about the food system and about sustainable development in general, will play a central role in the transition towards global sustainability.

Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how the landscape perspective can contribute

Photo by Matthias Mugista via Flickr

One year after the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement were adopted, actors in different sectors are processing how these new agendas affect their operations and how they best can contribute to their fullfilment.