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

Council of European Foresters

CEF 2011 Bucharest Romania D

Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific

CROP 1988 Suva Fiji E gy

Council on Forest Engineering

COFE Morgantown WV USA G

Crawford Fund for International Agricultural Research

1987 Parkville VIC Australia G f

CropLife Africa Middle East

CLAME 1980 Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire E

CropLife Asia

1991 Singapore Singapore D

CropLife Europe

1992 Brussels Belgium D

CropLife International

1967 Brussels Belgium C y

CropLife Latin America

1977 San José Costa Rica D y

Crops For the Future

CFF 2008 Cambridge UK F

Cross International

Pompano Beach FL USA G

Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture

CNFA 1986 Washington DC USA G

Dames d'Escoffier International, Les

LDEI 1986 Louisville KY USA N

Danish Institute for Human Rights

DIHR 2002 Copenhagen Denmark G j

Deep Ocean Water Applications Society

DOWAS 1997 Saga Japan J

Demeter International

1997 Brussels Belgium E

Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung

DSW 1991 Hannover Germany G f

Diobass, écologie et société

DES 1996 Nivelles Belgium G v

Don Bosco Network

DBN Rome Italy F y

Dorcas Aid International

DAI 1980 Andijk Netherlands F

Du pain pour chaque enfant

APPCE 2002 Luxembourg Luxembourg G

Dunamenti Állatfajták Génmeg?rz? Nemzetközi Egyesülete

DAGENE 1989 Budapest Hungary D


2007 F

Earth Commission

2019 Stockholm Sweden E

Earth Innovation Institute

2010 San Francisco CA USA E

Earth Rights Institute

ERI 2001 Santa Monica CA USA G j



Earthsave International

1988 New York NY USA G

Earthworm Foundation

1999 Nyon Switzerland F f

East African Centre for Rural and Agricultural Credit Training

EACRACT Nairobi Kenya S c

East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies

ESAFS 1990 Tokyo Japan D

Eastern Africa Coalition on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

EACOR Nairobi Kenya G

Eastern African Farmers Federation

EAFF 2001 Nairobi Kenya D

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

Eastern Pacific Ocean Tuna Fishing Agreement

1983 T g


Oslo Norway F

Eating Disorders Research Society

EDRS Glenview IL USA D

Eau, agriculture et santé en milieu tropical

EAST 1983 Paris France G

EBM International

1954 Wustermark Germany F

ECLOF International

1946 Geneva Switzerland F f

EcoAgriculture Partners

2002 Oakton VA USA F

Ecole régionale post-universitaire d'aménagement et de gestion intégrés des forêts et territoires tropicaux

ERAIFT Paris France G

Economy for the Common Good

ECG Hamburg Germany C

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