"Because nutrition is so important, it has become one of the four pillars of FAO's approach to helping realize the SDGs," Qu told FAO Members at a high-level virtual event on "Implementing FAO's Strategic Framework 2022-31: Raising levels of nutrition for all", The other three pillars are better production, a better environment and a better life, which together form the four betters.
Unique, FAO-led collaborative study is currently exhibited in the 2021 best food culture books exposition at Alfred Nobel House
The Oct. 1-5 online event aims to harness the energy and creativity of younger generations to transform food and agriculture and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG 2 "No hunger"
"We need to accelerate progress in achieving SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) target 12.3 by 2030 to halve global food waste and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses," FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said, warning that we only have "nine (harvest) seasons remaining to do so."
The agri-food sector is a key player in the management of biodiversity as well as its custodian, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said in his opening remarks at the 18th Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA).
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu made the pledge at the closing segment of the UN Food Systems Summit, "Carrying forward the vision and momentum for 2030," where he delivered the Summit's closing statement.
Among Afghanistan’s many challenges, it is urgent that the international community tackle the dramatic hunger risk conditions faced by a third of the population and the livelihood risks in rural region areas where 70 percent of the population live, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu told G20 Foreign Ministers today.
Aquaculture plays a critical role in global food production, but innovation and equity are required to ensure inclusive and sustainable growth, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, said today.
The youth-led World Food Forum empowered by the Youth Committee of FAO was created as an independent network of partners forging a global movement to restore our agri-food systems
"It's an alarming picture, in which progress on many SDG targets has been reversed, with a significant impact on all aspects of sustainable development and making the achievement of the 2030 Agenda even more challenging," said FAO Chief Statistician, Pietro Gennari.