Land & Food Security

Land and Food

Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and foodpreferences for an active and healthy life.

Source: FAO

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

By Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Chairman of the Advisory Board of CCSI, University Professor at Columbia University, and Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

24 Abril 2017 to 12 Maio 2017
Joana Rocha Dias
Henrique Pires dos Santos
São Tomé e Príncipe
Cabo Verde


17 Novembro 2017

Rodrigo Castañeda, jefe de la Unidad de Alianzas de la FAO, Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura, en una charla coloquio en el Campus EOI Madrid, en la que ha abordado los grandes retos globales a los que se enfrenta la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura. Según el último informe anual de la ONU, unos 815 millones de personas en el mundo sufren hambre, lo que representa el 11% de la población del planeta y la cifra más alta en la última década.

Reports & Research
Dezembro 2016

This report prepared by FAO explores the challenges and opportunities represented by the complex interrelationship between forests, agriculture and sustainable development. It demonstrates that the sustainable management of both forests and agriculture, and their integration in land-use plans, is essential for achieving the SDGs, ensuring food security and tackling climate change.

10 Novembro 2017

The Marathwada region of Maharashtra is known for its drought-stricken conditions. Farmer suicides have been on the rise and families of the farmers are always on the fear that they would be losing their loved ones to the drought.

To add to plight, if the farmer belongs to the Dalit community, the struggles of the individual are more pronounced. The story of Kantabai Ichake entails similar struggles – a 70-year-old Dalit woman who is among many who have spearheaded the fight of Dalit women across Marathwada.