In 2015, the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” was adopted by all member states at a special UN summit meeting in New York. The Agenda was developed with broad civil society participation. It represents a milestone in the history of the United Nations.
FAO, IFAD and WFP collaborate in many ways to further the global community’s goal of creating a #ZeroHunger world.
New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a continuous increase in world hunger over the last three years: 821 million people are suffering from hunger in 2018. That is one in nine.
In many countries, chronic pressures such as structural poverty and recurrent periods of drought or extreme natural events and violent conflicts limit development prospects.