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WhyFarm: the quest for food freedom to #End Hunger

WhyFarm: the quest for food freedom to #End Hunger

22 June 2020
Imagine there was a global crisis. Your country’s borders had been closed and no food could be imported. Where would you source your food? Could you be assured of an uninterrupted supply of wholesome, nutritious food that was easily accessed and readily available during the crisis, and even after it…
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The SDGs can only be realized with strong global partnerships and cooperation.

A successful development agenda requires inclusive partnerships — at the global, regional, national and local levels — built upon principles and values, and upon a shared vision and shared goals placing people and the planet at the centre.

Many countries require Official Development Assistance to encourage growth and trade. Yet, aid levels are falling and donor countries have not lived up to their pledge to ramp up development finance.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global economy is projected to contract sharply, by 3 per cent, in 2020, experiencing its worst recession since the Great Depression.

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