1 food . AND. AGRICULTURE . Key to achieving the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development food AND AGRICULTURE . CONTENTS. PAGE 4. INTRODUCTION. PAGE 5. FOR COUNTRIES, BY COUNTRIES. PAGES 6-7. KEY MESSAGES. PAGES 8-9. food AND AGRICULTURE . MATTERS. PAGES 10-11. NOURISHING PEOPLE, NURTURING THE PLANET. PAGES 12-19. SUPPORT TO COUNTRIES. PAGES 20-21. FAO'S STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK, SUPPORTING SDG. IMPLEMENTATION. PAGES 22-23. WHAT FAO IS DOING. PAGES 24-25. MONITORING TARGETS. AND MEASURING PROGRESS KENYA. PAGES 26-30. Fishermen participating in GLOBAL PROCESSES the Farmer Field School working with special nets AND PARTNERSHIPS on Lake Victoria in an effort to conserve the PAGE 31 dwindling fish stocks. REFERENCES FAO/Vitale 2. THE SDGs ARE TRULY. TRANSFORMATIVE. THEY ARE. INTERLINKED, CALLING FOR NEW. COMBINATIONS IN.
2 THE WAY POLICIES, PROGRAMMES, PARTNERSHIPS. AND INVESTMENTS. PULL TOGETHER. TO ACHIEVE OUR. COMMON GOALS. FAO Director-General Jos Graziano da Silva 3. food AND AGRICULTURE . INTRODUCTION. Our planet faces multiple and complex challenges in the 21st century. The new 2030 Agenda for sustainable development commits the international community to act together UNDERSTANDING. to surmount them and THE 2030. transform our world AGENDA FOR. for today's and future sustainable . generations. development . On 25 September 2015, the 193 in standards of living and to Member States of the United a transition to more inclusive, Nations adopted the sustainable dynamic and sustainable development Goals (SDGs), a pathways to development . The set of 17 aspirational objectives 17 SDGs aim at ending poverty with 169 targets expected to and hunger while restoring and guide actions of governments, sustainably managing natural international agencies, civil resources.
3 They integrate the society and other institutions three dimensions of sustainable over the next 15 years (2016- development economic, social 2030). Succeeding the Millennium and environmental with closely development Goals (MDGs), interwoven targets. The SDGs the ambitious 2030 Agenda is are indivisible no one goal is a global vision for people, for separate from the others, and the planet and for long-term all call for comprehensive and prosperity. It charts a plan for the participatory approaches. And future shifting the world onto they are universal the 2030. a sustainable and resilient course Agenda is as relevant to developed and leading to transformation as it is to developing nations. 4. FOR COUNTRIES, BY COUNTRIES. The SDGs are the first Member A TRANSFORMATIVE AGENDA. State-led global While the MDGs were narrow and focused on the South, the SDGs are integrated, based on sustainability in all its three dimensions, relevant to development push all nations but adaptable to different country contexts.
4 The SDGs address in history, laying out interconnected challenges in a comprehensive way bringing together specific objectives multiple actors. for countries to meet by a given MDGs SDGs timeframe with Mainly aimed at developing countries Universal relevant to all nations, achievements adaptable to different contexts 8 isolated goals, limited attention to 17 goals and 169 targets linked laterally, monitored sustainability with the three dimensions of sustainable periodically to development integrated everywhere measure progress. Coordinated by the UN Secretariat Negotiated by UN Member States over three years with broad multistakeholder consultation. Country ownership Defined, devised and fully owned Means of Implementation limited to Means of Implementation includes market by countries after the broadest North-South finance; weak reporting access, technology transfer, capacity and follow-up and review development and policy support; robust and most intensive global global architecture for monitoring, follow- multistakeholder consultation in up and review history, the 2030 Agenda is moving into action.
5 The SDGs are the main reference for development policies and programmes at national level. States is shifting with less Country Teams to ensure SDGs Each country will now review the emphasis on joint projects and are integrated within national and 17 goals to determine how they more attention to policy advice, regional planning. At the same can be translated into feasible but institutional capacity development time, all development actors are ambitious development plans, and and monitoring of progress. The role revising their support to countries how they can commit national of the UN system as convener and following adoption of the SDGs. efforts to produce real change facilitator of support processes and based on their own priorities, needs, partnerships will be fundamental To achieve the global transition stage of development and capacities, to successfully implementing a to sustainable development , resources, strategies and alliances.
6 Transformative agenda. countries are now establishing an enabling environment policies, As cooperation among countries FAO country offices are now institutions, governance . increases, UN support to Member aligning their efforts with UN grounded in a sound evidence-base. 5. food AND AGRICULTURE . KEY MESSAGES. food AND AGRICULTURE WE CAN END HUNGER AND READY. ARE KEY POVERTY BY 2030 TO SUPPORT. TO achieving . THE ENTIRE SET. OF SDGs The 2030 Agenda's historic commitment to rid the world A specialized UN agency, FAO's wide-ranging capacities, of the twin scourges of poverty long experience working with The 2030 Agenda recognizes that and hunger can become a development actors and unique we can no longer look at food , reality if we work together. The expertise in the three dimensions livelihoods and the management interconnectedness of the goals of sustainable development can of natural resources separately.
7 Means that all actors supporting assist countries implement the A focus on rural development countries in implementing and 2030 Agenda. and investment in AGRICULTURE - monitoring global goals must FAO's strategic framework is broadly crops, livestock, forestry, fisheries partner and share knowledge. FAO aligned with the SDGs, promoting and aquaculture are powerful already works hand-in-hand with an integrated approach to poverty tools to end poverty and hunger, governments, small producers, the and hunger eradication, and and bring about sustainable private sector and other key actors sustainable management of natural development . AGRICULTURE has a in food security and sustainable resources. We are doing sustainable major role to play in combating development in projects and development , and are ready to align climate change.
8 Programmes across the globe. our work to better serve countries. WE CAN BE. There is enough food for everyone on the planet today, yet almost 800 million people suffer hunger. THE ZERO. Tackling hunger and malnutrition is not only about boosting food production, but also to do with HUNGER. increasing incomes, creating resilient food systems and strengthening markets so that people can access GENERATION. safe and nutritious food even if a crisis prevents them from growing enough themselves. 6. Hunger and extreme poverty can be gap declines. Therefore, such solutions At the first summit of the Community eliminated through a combination of are viable and affordable. of Latin America and the Caribbean social protection measures and targeted School food and nutrition, cash transfer, States (CELAC), Heads of State and pro-poor investments in productive health care and similar programmes Government endorsed the 2025 zero activities.
9 Social protection programmes provide forms of income security and hunger target by reaffirming a regional including targeted nutrition initiatives, access to better nutrition, health care, commitment to the Hunger-Free Latin support smallholder farmers and other education and decent employment America and the Caribbean Initiative poor households in overcoming financial to people living in challenging to end hunger by 2025, launched in constraints and in better managing risks environments. 2005. Together, these two regions which, in turn, strengthens their capacity include nearly 90 states and over to invest. As the incomes of the poor In July 2014, at the African Union billion people. This commitment, ahead increase as a result of increased returns summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, of the SDGs target, sends a powerful on investments the amount of social African Heads of State committed to message to their citizens and to the rest protection needed to close the poverty end hunger on the continent by 2025.
10 Of the world. 7. food AND AGRICULTURE . food AND. AGRICULTURE . MATTERS Ending hunger can Partnerships help raise the voice of the hungry contribute greatly to peace and stability Forests contain over 80% of the From ending world's terrestrial biodiversity poverty and hunger to responding to climate change Fish gives 3 bn people 20% of daily and sustaining animal protein our natural resources, food and food . AGRIC. AGRICULTURE is key AGRICULTURE lies at in responding to climate change the very heart of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable 1/3 of the food we produce is lost development . or wasted Rural investment can deter unmanageable urbanization Land reforms can give fairer access AGRICULTURE to rural land accounts for 1/4. of GDP. 8. THE 17. sustainable . development . GOALS. GOAL : End poverty in all its forms everywhere Almost 80%.