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Goal 2. Hunger & food security

ICTs for a Sustainable World

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Zero Hunger


To feed a growing population, agriculture is increasingly knowledge-intensive. ICTs help farmers improve crop yields and business productivity through better access to market information, weather forecasts, training programmes, and other online content tailored to their needs.


In 2015, almost 800 million people worldwide are undernourished. 1

Case study – Bangladesh


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Sound Bites


"In a world of plenty, no one, not a single person, should go hungry"

Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Secretary-General

"There is a marked global trend towards sustainable agriculture, building on traditional methods which use fewer chemical inputs, carefully manage soil and water resources, and work hand-in-hand with nature."

Helen Clark
UNDP Administrator & Former Prime Minister of New Zealand