Zero Hunger

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Sustainable Agro-Food Production

  • Hamid El BilaliEmail author
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Sustainable agricultural development: Sustainable agricultural development is agricultural development that contributes to improving resource efficiency, strengthening resilience and securing social equity/responsibility of agriculture and food systems in order to ensure food security and nutrition for all, now and in the future (HLPE 2016: 29).

Introduction: Sustainable Agro-Food Production in SDG 2 “Zero Hunger”

One of the components of the sustainable development goal (SDG) 2 in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to promote sustainable agriculture (Table 1). Other components of SDG2 ( end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture) deal with zero hunger/food security and nutrition. There are strong linkages among the three components; sustainable agriculture is crucial to achieve food security and improved nutrition. The 2030 Agenda further explains what is meant by sustainable and...
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Development ResearchUniversity of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)ViennaAustria

Section editors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Sadegh Allahyari
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Agricultural ManagementRasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, RashtRashtIran