Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 2 Zero hunger

Initiative to protect food systems in Asian mega delta launched in Can Tho

The “Securing the Food Systems of Asian Mega-Deltas for Climate and Livelihood Resilience” Initiative (AMD) was launched at a conference in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 28.This initiative aims to create resilient, inclusive, and productive deltas – which maintain socio-ecological integrity, ...

Poverty tops concerns of Vietnamese citizens: 2019 PAPI Report

Even before Vietnam became affected by COVID-19, poverty, economic growth and the environment were top concerns of citizens in the country, reveals the 2019 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report released by the UNDP on April 28.The report also highlights that the ...

Vietnam ranks fourth in Southeast Asia in food security

Vietnam was ranked fourth in Southeast Asia and 54th in the world on the Economist Intelligence Unit food security index.Vietnam did well in eight indicators – presence and quality of food safety net programmes, access to financing for farmers, change in average food costs, proportion ...

FAO calls for urgent actions to end hunger and malnutrition in Vietnam

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Representative in Vietnam Albert Lieberg called for urgent actions to end hunger and malnutrition at a meeting in Hanoi on October 14 on the occasion of World Food Day (October 16). The FAO representative said unhealthy diets, combined with ...

Symposium highlights approaches to improving Asian child nutrition

Many Vietnamese and foreign experts shared the latest perspectives on and novel approaches to improving the nutritional status of Asian children at the FrieslandCampina Institute Asia Pacific Symposium held recently in Ho Chi Minh City.The experts also discussed the diagnosis of functional gastrointestinal disorders and ...

ASEAN forges cooperation in agriculture, forestry

The Special Senior Officials Meeting of the 40th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (Special SOM-AMAF) opened in Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 5. Right after the opening ceremony, the officials discussed and proposed some priorities in agriculture and forestry ...

VN pledges Zero Hunger by 2025

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong made the statement at the International Support Group (ISG) Plenary Meeting 2018 held on Thursday in Hanoi. At the meeting, he called for co-operation and support from international partners, related ministries and agencies, domestic and foreign ...

VietnamNet Reporter

PM issues national plan to eradicate hunger

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a National Action Programme on Zero Hunger, aiming to ensure enough food and nutrition for all citizens. The programme is part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No 2 which focuses on sustainable solutions to eradicate hunger in ...

VNA Reporter

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