Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized the FAO Expert meeting for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) indicator 2.4.1 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy on 3-5 April 2017.  This meeting gathered statisticians and technical experts to support the methodological work being conducted for SDG indicator 2.4.1, which is defined as “Percentage of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture.” 


The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have launched two reports in Bangkok, Thailand on 29 March 2017.



A new UN report on the right to food was presented on 7 March 2017 to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe and for addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them.