Impatient with Hunger

13 October, 2015 by (comments)

In adopting the sustainable development goals (SDGs) at the United Nations summit held last month in New York City, world leaders made it very clear what agricultural research must accomplish in the years to come. By 2030, this research must, among other things, help reach goal 2 – “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainableRead More …

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Open letter to the heads of state attending the 70th UN General Assembly, September 2015, New York

18 September, 2015 by (comments)

Co-advancement of Agricultural and Natural Resource Management within the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Crossposted from: ILRI news The 17 global goals which you have supported the creation of are an unrivalled span of human aspiration covering everything from sharing prosperity, to protecting the planet, to promoting a more peaceful world. The commitments, resources and accountability that you haveRead More …

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