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The Cambridge Strategic Research Initiative for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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SDG-Conference: Towards Zero Hunger - Partnerships for impact

The conference centres around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture (SDG2) and create partnerships (SDG17).
When Aug 30, 2018 09:00 AM to
Aug 31, 2018 05:00 PM
Where Wageningen Campus, The Netherlands
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The focus for presentations, dialogues and actions is:

  • Evidence base for healthy, sustainable and inclusive food systems
  • Balancing synergies and trade-offs between SDGs
  • Governance and SDGs.

The conference is organised by Wageningen University & Research and brings together key stakeholders to discuss their views and contributions for achieving the SDGs, and to take action towards reaching the targets and partnerships.

To reach zero hunger, new sustainable, inclusive and resilient food systems matching local needs and circumstances and taking into account higher scale-levels conditions are required.

Designing and promoting such solutions requires the involvement of all parties that are playing a role in the food system, i.e. governments, research, industry, civil society, and financial institutions. It asks for the application of transdisciplinary and multi-actor approaches to co-innovation and co-investment.


Further information on the full conference programme, attendance fees and and registrations please see the WUR website.

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Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.


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