Sustainable Development Goals - Overview

Goal 2: Zero Hunger

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Zero Hunger
  • Target 2.1: By 2030, end hunger and ensure access by all people, in particular the poor and people in vulnerable situations, including infants, to safe, nutritious and sufficient food all year round Environmental  

    • Indicator 2.1.1: Prevalence of undernourishment Environmental   Social  

    • Indicator 2.1.2: Prevalence of moderate or severe food insecurity in the population, based on the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) Environmental   Social  

  • Target 2.2: By 2030, end all forms of malnutrition, including achieving, by 2025, the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under 5 years of age, and address the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women and older persons Environmental  

    • Indicator 2.2.1: Prevalence of stunting (height for age <-2 standard deviation from the median of the World Health Organization (WHO) Child Growth Standards) among children under 5 years of age Environmental   Social  

    • Indicator 2.2.2: Prevalence of malnutrition (weight for height >+2 or <-2 standard deviation from the median of the WHO Child Growth Standards) among children under 5 years of age, by type (wasting and overweight) Environmental   Social  

  • Target 2.3: By 2030, double the agricultural productivity and incomes of small-scale food producers, in particular women, indigenous peoples, family farmers, pastoralists and fishers, including through secure and equal access to land, other productive resources and inputs, knowledge, financial services, markets and opportunities for value addition and non-farm employment Economic  

    • Indicator 2.3.1: Volume of production per labour unit by classes of farming/pastoral/forestry enterprise size Economic   Environmental   Social  

    • Indicator 2.3.2: Average income of small-scale food producers, by sex and indigenous status Economic   Environmental  

  • Target 2.4: By 2030, ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices that increase productivity and production, that help maintain ecosystems, that strengthen capacity for adaptation to climate change, extreme weather, drought, flooding and other disasters and that progressively improve land and soil quality Economic   Environmental   Social  

    • Indicator 2.4.1: Proportion of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture Economic   Social  

  • Target 2.5: By 2020, maintain the genetic diversity of seeds, cultivated plants and farmed and domesticated animals and their related wild species, including through soundly managed and diversified seed and plant banks at the national, regional and international levels, and promote access to and fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge, as internationally agreed Environmental  

    • Indicator 2.5.1: Number of plant and animal genetic resources for food and agriculture secured in either medium or long-term conservation facilities Social  

    • Indicator 2.5.2: Proportion of local breeds classified as being at risk, not-at-risk or at unknown level of risk of extinction Social  

  • Target 2.a: Increase investment, including through enhanced international cooperation, in rural infrastructure, agricultural research and extension services, technology development and plant and livestock gene banks in order to enhance agricultural productive capacity in developing countries, in particular least developed countries Economic  

    • Indicator 2.a.1: The agriculture orientation index for government expenditures Economic  

    • Indicator 2.a.2: Total official flows (official development assistance plus other official flows) to the agriculture sector Economic  

  • Target 2.b: Correct and prevent trade restrictions and distortions in world agricultural markets, including through the parallel elimination of all forms of agricultural export subsidies and all export measures with equivalent effect, in accordance with the mandate of the Doha Development Round Economic  

    • Indicator 2.b.1: Agricultural export subsidies Economic   Governmental  

  • Target 2.c: Adopt measures to ensure the proper functioning of food commodity markets and their derivatives and facilitate timely access to market information, including on food reserves, in order to help limit extreme food price volatility Economic  

    • Indicator 2.c.1: Indicator of food price anomalies Economic  

Alignment with Agenda 2063 - Goals

  • Goal 1: A High Standard of Living, Quality of Life and Well Being for All Citizens .
    Strong   Aspiration 1.  
  • Goal 3: Healthy and Well-Nourished Citizens.
    Strong   Aspiration 1.  
  • Goal 5: Modern Agriculture for increased productivity and production.
    Strong   Aspiration 1.  
  • Goal 7: Environmentally sustainable and climate resilient economies and communities.
    Weak   Aspiration 1.  
  • Goal 8: United Africa (Federal or Confederate).
    Weak   Aspiration 2.  

Alignment with Agenda 2063 - Targets

  • Target 1.10 : Reduce 2013 levels of proportion of the population who suffer from hunger by at least 80%
    T2.1 Strong  
  • Target 1.11 : Reduce stunting in children to 10% and underweight to 5%.
    T2.2 Strong  
  • Target 3.7 : Reduce 2013 level of prevalence of malnutrition by at least 50%
    T2.2 Strong  
  • Target 3.8 : Reduce stunting to 10%
    T2.2 Strong  
  • Target 4.9 : At least 5 commodity exchanges are functional
    T2.c Strong  
  • Target 4.12 : Reduce 2013 level of food imports by at least 50%.
    T2.b Weak  
  • Target 4.14 : Level of intra-African trade in agricultural commodities is increased by at least 100% in real terms.
    T2.b Strong  
  • Target 4.17 : Establish at least 3 commodity exchanges
    T2.c Strong  
  • Target 5.1 : Allocate a minimum of 10% annual public expenditure to agriculture and grow the sector by at least 6% per annum
    T2.a Strong  
  • Target 5.2 : Double agricultural total factor productivity
    T2.3 Strong   T2.a Strong  
  • Target 5.3 : Increase youth and women participation in integrated agricultural value chains by at least 30%
    T2.3 Strong  
  • Target 5.5 : Increase the proportion of farm, pastoral and fisher households are resilient to climate and weather related risks to 30%
    T2.4 Strong  
  • Target 5.8 : Triple intra African Trade of agricultural commodities and services
    T2.b Strong  
  • Target 5.9 : End Hunger in Africa
    T2.1 Strong   T2.2 Strong  
  • Target 5.10 : Elimination of Child under nutrition with a view to bring down stunting to 10% and underweight to 5%
    T2.2 Strong  
  • Target 7.1 : At least 30% of agricultural land is placed under sustainable land management practice
    T2.4 Strong   T2.a Weak  
  • Target 7.4 : Genetic diversity of cultivated plants and farmed and domesticated animals and of wild relatives including other socio-economically as well as cultural valuables species are maintained
    T2.5 Strong   T2.a Weak  
  • Target 7.9 : At least 30% of farmers, pastoralist and fisher folks practice climate resilient production systems
    T2.4 Strong  
  • Target 8.1 : Free movement of persons and goods/services within REC member states is in place
    T2.b Weak  
  • Target 8.3 : Opportunities offered to REC citizens extended to other Non REC citizens
    T2.b Weak  
  • Target 8.5 : Volume of intra-African trade is at least three times the 2013 level
    T2.b Weak  
  • Target 8.6 : Volume of trade with African Island States is increased by at least 10%
    T2.b Weak  

Alignment with Agenda 2063 - Indicators

  • Indicator 1.10.10 : Share of households having less than two meals a day
    I2.1.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 1.10.11 : The share of population living below minimal level of daily dietary energy
    I2.1.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 1.11.12 : Prevalence of stunting among children under 5
    I2.2.1 Weak   I2.2.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 1.11.13 : Prevalence of underweight among children under 5
    I2.2.1 Weak   I2.2.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 3.7.13 : % of population below minimum level of dietary and energy consumption
    I2.2.1 Weak   I2.2.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 3.8.14 : % of children under age 5 who are stunted
    I2.2.1 Weak   I2.2.2 Strong  
  • Indicator 4.12.12 : % of food imported
    I2.b.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 4.14.14 : % increase of intra-Africa trade in agriculture commodities
    I2.b.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 5.1.1 : % annual allocation of budget to the agriculture sector
    I2.a.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 5.1.2 : % contribution of the agriculture sector to GDP
    I2.a.1 Weak   I2.a.2 Strong  
  • Indicator 5.2.3 : agricultural total production and productivity doubled
    I2.3.1 Weak   I2.3.2 Strong   I2.a.1 Strong   I2.a.2 Strong  
  • Indicator 5.3.4 : % increase of youth and women participating in intergrated agricultural value chain
    I2.3.1 Strong   I2.3.2 Strong  
  • Indicator 5.5.6 : % of pastoral and fisher households who are resilient to climate and weather related risk
    I2.4.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 5.8.10 : Volume of intra-Africa Trade agricultural commodities and services in place
    I2.b.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 5.9.11 : Hunger ended in Africa
    I2.1.1 Weak   I2.1.2 Weak   I2.2.1 Weak   I2.2.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 5.10.12 : % of children stunted
    I2.2.1 Weak   I2.2.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 5.10.13 : % of underweight children
    I2.2.1 Weak   I2.2.2 Weak  
  • Indicator 7.1.1 : % of agricultural land placed under sustainable land management practice
    I2.4.1 Weak   I2.a.2 Strong  
  • Indicator 7.4.5 : Diversity index (proportion of genetic diversity of cultivated plants and farmed and domesticated animals and of wild relatives including other socio-economically as well as cultural valuables species maintained )
    I2.5.1 Weak   I2.5.2 Weak   I2.a.1 Strong   I2.a.2 Strong  
  • Indicator 7.9.10 : % of farmers, pastoralist and fisher folks practicing climate resilient production systems
    I2.4.1 Weak  
  • Indicator 8.1.3 : Number of obstacles on free movement of persons and goods and services reported
    I2.b.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 8.3.8 : % of opportunities offered to RECs citizen extended to non-RECs citizens
    I2.b.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 8.5.11 : Rate of increase of intra-African trade volume per annum
    I2.b.1 Strong  
  • Indicator 8.6.12 : Rate of increase of volume with African Island States per annum
    I2.b.1 Strong