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IISD promotes human development and environmental sustainability.

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    Why These 21 Targets Could Save the SDGs

    Why These 21 Targets Could Save the SDGs

    Twenty-one SDG targets have a 2020 deadline, which the world is unlikely to meet. Clear, coherent action is needed on what we do next.

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Humanity faces immense and urgent challenges

Climate change, biodiversity loss and poverty pose a serious threat to present and future generations. Learn More


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Navigating Troubled Waters

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Our Food. Our Farmers. The Planet.

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Investing in Progress

Agriculture is on the front lines of nearly all urgent global challenges, from hunger to climate change to biodiversity loss and freshwater scarcity. We provide solutions so agriculture can act as a driver for change. 


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