Evaluation of FAO’s contribution to Sustainable Development Goal 2 - “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture”. Phase 2

FAO is well positioned at the global level to offer relevant support to countries in achieving their SDG 2 targets and is committed to support the SDGs, a Global Agenda that it helped design. The new FAO’s Strategic Framework will provide an opportunity to promote and communicate FAO’s role in a coherent and joined-up manner, aligned with the 2030 Agenda. FAO has engaged with the current UN reform – strongly connected to the SDGs – with a very collaborative attitude. At the country level, which was the focus of the second phase of this evaluation, FAO’s position was found to be generally weaker due to its limited programmatic footprint. Nevertheless, a number of initiatives were “acting at scale” and producing results. Entry points to act at scale include support to develop laws and policies, to instigate agriculture trade and investment, to induce climate finance or South-South cooperation, and to education, both formal and informal. The depth and breadth of partnerships are generally increasing, but more partnerships with the private sector and mobilization of domestic resources would needed to make a serious impact on food systems.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: 1423211761302 FAO, Rome (Italy). Office of Evaluation eng
Format: Texto biblioteca
Published: Rome (Italy) FAO 2020
Subjects:Sustainable Development Goals, projects, communication, partnerships, support measures, project evaluation, SDGs, Goal 1 No poverty, Goal 2 Zero hunger,
Online Access:http://www.fao.org/3/cb1774en/CB1774EN.pdf
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