The story of agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals

Written by Farming First as part of the Sustainable Development Goal toolkit.

2015 is an important year for the future of agriculture and development. A new set of global Sustainable Development Goals, or “SDGs”, will shape the next 15 years of policies, programmes and funding.

More than any other sector, agriculture is the common thread which holds the 17 SDGs together. Investing in the agricultural sector can address not only hunger and malnutrition but also other challenges including poverty; water and energy use; climate change; and unsustainable production and consumption.

Together, we must mobilise scientific, technological and social movements to address these challenges together.

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