Sustainable food systems lie at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global food system needs to be reshaped to be more productive, more inclusive of poor and marginalized populations, environmentally and economically sustainable and resilient, and able to deliver safe, healthy, and nutritious food to all. These are complex and systemic challenges that require the combination of interconnected actions at the local, national, regional, and global levels.
PARTICIPATING UN ORGANIZATIONS
FAO, UNICEF, WHO
IFAD, UNDP, UNECE, UNEP, WFP, WMO, UNOPS
Strengthen multi-sectoral collaboration and programmatic support to countries
for all 17 SDGs, facilitating an integrated approach and coordination with other UN agencies and relevant partners.
Enhance the focus on sustainable food systems
for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda at the regional level.
High-level political commitment from member States to strengthen sustainable food systems obtained through multi-sectoral approaches, invovling food, agriculture, health, education sectors among others.
Capacities developed and improved and knowledge transferred to strengthen sustainable food systems, through support to countries in developing and implementing appropriate policy measures, including through the provisioning of statistics, analytical tools and guidelines, and sharing best practices from within and outside the region. in Central Asia and Caucasus, the Regional Nutrition Capacity Development and Partnership Platform will be utilized and consulted for capacity development .
Technical support provided to countries in a coordinated manner to strengthen countries' preparedness and response to food systems challenges caused by disasters and emergencies (including COVID-19).
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