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Let Communities Take the Reins on Building Resilience

By Ed Keturakis, Vice President of Program Development, and Simone Schenkel, Program Coordinator, Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), and featured on The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

This blog is part of Farming First’s new #SDG2countdown campaign, a five-week effort exploring each of the five targets of SDG2 on ending hunger. The campaign culminates at Agriculture and Food Day on July 13th in New York, which coincides with the High Level Political Forum to track progress on the SDGs. Browse quizzes, videos, infographics and more at or using #Ag4SDGs on Twitter.

In 2015, UN member countries adopted a Sustainable Development Agenda titled “17 Goals to Transform Our World to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all.

And that, of course, is a tall order. Ours is a world of moving targets, a dynamic and rapidly changing environment in which technologypopulation growthurbanization, and climate change are fast altering the long-established order of things. Read more