Hunger weakens people to the extent that they cannot fight off even the simplest illness—a common cold can become a death sentence. In South Sudan, this is happening right now.
More than 17 million people around Yemen’s rugged landscape are acutely food insecure, and the figure is likely to increase as the ongoing conflict continues to erode the ability to grow, import, distribute, and pay for food.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which seeks the eradication of poverty and hunger and to which all countries have pledged to implement, requires a sweeping paradigm shift on several fronts.
At COP22 in Morocco, we have the opportunity to make significant progress, by making agriculture a major part of the solution.
The Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) is expected to reduce the number of fish caught illegally around the world.
Modern ways of farming animals are hurting livestock diversity.
Climate-related disasters contribute heavily to economic losses and population displacement, while the world population continues to grow.
Forests are an important element in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that global leaders are setting.
A world without hunger is not a dream, but something we can make real.
Mother nature can be rough – and she’s getting rougher as our planet’s climate changes.