Zero hunger

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.

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.

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

Lägesrapport om SLU:s arbete med Agenda 2030 inom Agronomprogrammen

This status report summarises the integration of the 2030 Agenda into agronomy education programmes at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU.

It is the final output of a project managed and conducted by five agronomy students within the university course "Project management & communication for agronomists" at SLU and was done in collaboration with SIANI.

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And Brazil scores another goal!

Brazilis renowned around the world for its football  and for having some of the most skilled players in history.  Many of the most amazing goals of all time were scored in our matches. But Brazil is not just the football country.  In recent years, the country’s efforts to improve food security and reduce poverty have also put it on the world stage.

Cash rules everything around me

Did you know that in order to end poverty and hunger by 2030 we would need to secure an additional US$267 billion in investments per year?

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