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Author: Paulina Ceballos, Operations Manager, Emerging ag

2016 was the first full year of implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. Efforts have begun at all levels to mobilize resources and align financing flows and policies with economic, social and environmental priorities in support of all three dimensions of sustainable development. The recently launched advance unedited draft of 2017 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development Addis Ababa Action Agenda calls on businesses to apply their creativity and innovation to solving sustainable development challenges, and invites them to engage as partners in implementation of the sustainable development agenda. 

Celebrate the First National Stop Food Waste Day on April 28.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Group USA announces a commitment to reduce 25% of its food waste by 2020 from a 2016 baseline. This commitment is made in an effort to combat the negative environmental, social, and financial effects of food waste. According to The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) an estimated 40% of food in the U.S. goes uneaten. In partnership with Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio and Unilever, Compass has launched a dynamic platform to raise awareness and promote food waste solutions.

Thursday, 13th July 2017 | 09.00 – 16.30

Yale Club, New York City | 50 Vanderbilt Ave (next to Grand Central Station)

Join us in raising awareness & investments in achieving Goal 2 & its interlinkages with all SDGs

The Committee on World Food Security invites you to share experiences and examples to help identify lessons learned and good practices on investments promoting healthy food systems, including those implemented through south-south and triangular exchanges.

Taking stock of existing country-level experiences and lessons learnt on how to improve nutrition is a powerful way to stimulate stakeholders to adopt, adapt and scale up proven and effective practices that are both country- and context- specific.

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