Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9:00 – 17:00
The Yale Club of New York City

The International Agri-Food Network partnered with a number of leading organizations to host “Agriculture and Food Day to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals”, which was held at the Yale Club in New York City on July 13.

The event raised awareness of the critical need for investment in Goal 2 on ending hunger and its interlinkages with the other SDGs under focus during the High Level Political Forum, held at the United Nations in New York the same week.

The day included a thematically-focused plenary session with high-level speakers including high-ranking UN diplomats, a series of roundtable discussions on interlinkages in SDGs, and a dynamic luncheon featuring youth in agriculture. 


pdf Agriculture and Food Day - Opening Statement (60 KB)

pdf Agriculture and Food Day - Remarks by President of ECOSOC (89 KB)

pdf Agriculture and Food Day - Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo Nutrition Paper (192 KB)

Read the Agriculture & Food Day Final Report

Read the Youth in Agriculture Luncheon Final Report

View the Agriculture & Food Day Programme

View the Agriculture & Food Day Speakers


The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
Farming First
The Global Agriculture & Food Security Policy (GAFSP)
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
The International Council for Science (ICSU)
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
The International Livestock Research Center (ILRI)
Livestock Global Alliance
Nuffield International
The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)

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