On World Food Day 2019, Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs gave a one-hour lecture on possible solutions for the implementation of SDG 2 (“Zero Hunger”) and the overcoming of extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia (and the challenges associated with it) at a special event at FAO headquarters.
Watch the full video below.
Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs is a University Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, where he directed the Earth Institute from 2002 until 2016.
He is also Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and a commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Development.
He has been advisor to three United Nations Secretaries-General, and currently serves as an SDG Advocate under Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.