Global Civil Society & the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 2: Zero Hunger

Zero Hunger

It is time to rethink how we grow, share and consume our food. If done right, agriculture, forestry and fisheries can provide nutritious food for all and generate decent incomes, while supporting people-centered rural development and protecting the environment.

Right now, our soils, freshwater, oceans, forests and biodiversity are being rapidly degraded. Climate change is putting even more pressure on the resources we depend on, increasing risks associated with disasters, such as droughts and floods. Many rural women and men can no longer make ends meet on their land, forcing them to migrate to cities in search of opportunities. Poor food security is also causing millions of children to be stunted, or too short for the ages, due to severe malnutrition.

A profound change of the global food and agriculture system is needed if we are to nourish the 815 million people who are hungry today and the additional 2 billion people expected to be undernourished by 2050. Investments in agriculture are crucial to increasing the capacity for agricultural productivity and sustainable food production systems are necessary to help alleviate the perils of hunger.

Name Acronym Founded City HQ Country/Territory HQ Type I Type II Type III

CropLife Asia

1991 Singapore Singapore D

CropLife International

1967 Brussels Belgium C y International Federations

CropLife Latin America

1977 San José Costa Rica D y International Federations

Crops For the Future

CFF 2008 Semenyih Malaysia F

Cross International

Pompano Beach FL USA G Humanitarian Organizations

Dames d'Escoffier International, Les

LDEI 1986 Louisville KY USA N Professional Bodies

Danish Institute for Human Rights

DIHR 2002 Copenhagen Denmark G j Institutes, Human Rights Organizations

Danubian Alliance for the Preservation of Animal Breeds

Budapest Hungary D

Demeter International

1997 Brussels Belgium E

Diobass, écologie et société

DES 1996 Nivelles Belgium G v

Dorcas Aid International

DAI 1980 Andijk Netherlands F Humanitarian Organizations, Human Rights Organizations

Du pain pour chaque enfant

APPCE 2002 Luxembourg Luxembourg G

Dutch Association for Tropical Forests

1981 Wageningen Netherlands G


2007 F

Earthsave International

1988 New York NY USA G

East African Centre for Rural and Agricultural Credit Training

EACRACT Nairobi Kenya S c Conference Series

Eastern Africa Coalition on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

EACOR Nairobi Kenya G Human Rights Organizations

Eastern African Farmers Federation

EAFF 2001 Nairobi Kenya D

Eastern and Central Africa Maize and Wheat Network

ECAMAW Addis Ababa Ethiopia K

Eastern and Central Africa Programme for Agricultural Policy Analysis

ECAPAPA 1997 Entebbe Uganda K

Eastern and Southern Africa small scale Farmers' Forum

ESAFF 2002 Morogoro Tanzania UR F

Eastern and Southern African Dairy Association

ESADA 2004 Nairobi Kenya D

Eastern Caribbean Institute of Agriculture and Forestry

ECIAF 1954 Arima Trinidad-Tobago E gjv Institutes, IGOs

Eastern Pacific Ocean Tuna Fishing Agreement

1983 T g Treaties, IGOs

Eating Disorders Research Society

EDRS Glenview IL USA D

Eau, agriculture et santé en milieu tropical

EAST 1983 Paris France G

EcoAgriculture Partners

2002 Washington DC USA F

Edesia Nutrition

Edesia 2010 North Kingstown RI USA G

Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization

ECHO 1973 North Fort Myers FL USA G

Eduforest International Forestry Training Network

La Bastide des Jourdans France F

Elevages sans frontières

1999 Wasquehal France G

Emergency Nutrition Network

ENN 1996 Oxford UK G

Enterprise for the Americas Initiative and Tropical Forest Conservation Act

EAI/TFCA 1992 Washington DC USA G

Episcopal Relief and Development

1940 New York NY USA G f Humanitarian Organizations

Equilibres and Populations

Equipop 1993 Paris France G

EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health

2005 Brussels Belgium F y International Federations

EU Specialty Food Ingredients

1983 Brussels Belgium E y International Federations

Eurasian Center for Food Security

Moscow Russia G

Euro-Asian Association of Agricultural Engineers

EAAAE 2000 Moscow Russia D


2001 Copenhagen Denmark F g FAO Bodies, IGOs


Association EFW Reims France D c

European Academy of Food Engineering

EAFE Cork Ireland D

European Academy of Nutritional Sciences

EANS 1961 Milan Italy D

European Agricultural and Applied Economics Publications Foundation

EAAEP Foundation The Hague Netherlands F f Foundations

EURopean AGricultural Research Initiative

EURAGRI Ålborg Denmark F

European Agroforestry Federation

EURAF 2011 D

European Aquaculture Society

EAS 1976 Ostend Belgium D

European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform

EATiP Liège Belgium F y International Federations

European Arboricultural Council

EAC 1993 Bad Honnef Germany D y International Federations

European Association for Food Safety

SAFE Consortium 2002 Brussels Belgium D