Around 130 leaders, researchers, investors, government, and private sector representatives in Vietnam gathered in Hanoi and join virtually to identify solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing the food systems of the country. The feedback from the national partners will be reported to the first-ever UN Food Systems Summit in September to strategize the actions for positive change in agri-food systems to realize the Sustainable Development Goals.
Findings from food safety, zoonoses and One Health research by scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and partners were presented at the Third Global ODA Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Development held 13-15 May 2019 in Seoul, South Korea.
Clippings of key national print and online newspaper as of 22 November 2017 on the Science and Partnership 2017: The Role of Livestock in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia.
A Science and Partnership Workshop 2017: The Role of Livestock in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia being held 16 November 2017 in Hanoi brought together 60 leading livestock experts and policymakers from 8 Asian countries. The experts discussed ways to strengthen the many current and potential contributions of the region’s livestock sector to sustainable livelihoods and to the prosperity of 100 million people in the region.
These gender-responsive solutions from the workshop will be raised to policymakers and development practitioners. And, if well implemented, would help women gain more benefits from slices of the livestock pie. Closing the gender gap would generate significant gains for livestock sector in particular and for agriculture development and food security as the whole.
Originally posted on ILRI news:
Figure of a woman, pre-dynastic Egypt, 3500–3400 BCE (Brooklyn Museum). Co-advancement of Agricultural and Natural Resource Management within the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ¶ The 17 global goals which you have supported the creation of are an unrivalled span of human aspiration covering everything from sharing prosperity, to protecting…