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September 20, 2017Knowledge Portal
How the world can cut food loss and waste in half

This blog addresses the progress being made in reducing food loss and waste, and what needs to happen in the future to address this problem. This blog discusses the Champions 12.3 progress report, which tracks the movement toward meeting SDG Target 12.3 and lays out a roadmap for what both companies and governments need to do to achieve that goal. »

July 11, 2017Knowledge Portal
Implementation of the SDGs at the national level: How to advocate for nutrition-related targets and indicators

This toolkit tries to ensure that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to nutrition are well-integrated in national development plans, policies and strategies. For the next 15 years, each country will have to make sure that national development plans, as well as all new policies, are aligned with the SDGs. »

June 14, 2017Knowledge Portal
Sustainable Development Goals: Strengthening rural-urban linkages is the key for India

This blog argues that strengthening rural-urban linkages is the key to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 2 in India. Rapid urbanization brings unique challenges to rural and urban areas, including challenges to agriculture and nutrition. Yet rapid urbanization also brings opportunities. To take advantage of these opportunities, strong rural-urban linkages are needed. »

May 15, 2017Knowledge Portal
The rush for land in an urbanizing world: From land grabbing toward developing safe, resilient, and sustainable cities and landscapes

This article elaborates on the importance of linking debates on land governance and urbanization. It aims to contribute to current discussions about “making cities inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable” (SDG 11) by linking debates that are currently taking place in separate containers. »

April 11, 2017Knowledge Portal
How can inclusive business advance the SDGs?

This blog discusses how inclusive business (IB) can be part of the solutions to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Two publications are addressed, both highlighting recommendations and examples on inclusive business for SDG 2: “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture”. »

Joint SDG research initiative launched
March 27, 2017News
Joint SDG research initiative launched

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has joined forces with seven Dutch research organizations to make funding available for use-inspired research tackling global challenges to the benefit of the most vulnerable people in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Deadline for submission is May 23, 2017. »