Transforming food and nutrition systems is central to achieving the 2030 Agenda, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu said today at a Leaders’ Dialogue on the Sustainable Development Goals as part of the 74th UN General Assembly.
Food systems are huge economic, social and environmental drivers of transformational change,FAO Director-General Qu Dongyusaid today. Turning them into accelerators of progress on the SDGs is essential to achieving several core objectives of the 2030 Agenda, including ending extreme poverty, addressing hunger an all forms of malnutrition, protecting and restoring the world’s biodiversity and natural resources, and combatting and building resilience to climate change.