As the timeframe for implementation of the SDGs hits the halfway mark, steps being made towards food and agriculture-related targets have stagnated or reversed. Boaz Blackie Keizire offers some solutions.
The general debate of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) closed on September 26, 2023 in New York marking a crucial milestone in the journey towards achieving the 2030 Agenda. Hopping from meeting to meeting, I carefully listened to global policy and business leaders gathering in New York where they shared experiences and progress on attaining global sustainable Development goals.
I was able to note that, as the implementation of these SDGs hit the halfway mark, steps being made towards food and agriculture-related targets have stagnated or reversed, compounding challenges in eradicating poverty and hunger, improving health nutrition, and combating climate change.
We need to double our efforts
In this second half of the SDGs…