SDG 2.5: Biodiversity

The policy priority 2.5 knowledge base creates an open platform for those working to safeguard biodiversity in line with the SDG2 Hub's policy priority for 2.5Drive action and awareness on biodiversity loss through Food Forever campaign 

  • Audience: Global audience of consumers, chefs, farmers, policy-makers

  • Potential for impact: Drive consumers towards more diverse eating habits; showcase success stories and new diverse food to bring into mainstream 

  • Role of Hub: Drive engagement in Chefs' Network to have them support and champion alternate ingredients; support coordination and amplify need for investment to protect biodiversity by 2020

This knowledge base will continue to grow and be updated regularly with further updates, news and resources. Please reach out to Charlotte (charlotte@sdg2advocacyhub.org) with any additions to this platform.  

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Updates & moments 

  • UNGA 
  • 2nd Global Conference of Sustainable Food Systems Programme; EAT Lancet release; Lima 2019 Pan-American Games; 2019 CBD COP; 2019 UNFCCC COP; UNGA2019

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SDG2.5: Biodiversity in the SDGs: 

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.