Following discussion and feedback, the SDG2 Advocacy Hub community has agreed the following policy priorities for 2020. These policy priorities are to act as a starting point and will be refined and built upon as we move through 2020 towards the UN Food System Summit 2021.
Each policy priority will have a working group to drive this work forward as well as a knowledge page on the Hub's site that gathers updates, news, resources and case studies for each sub-goal.
Priority: Funding for current emergencies, highlighting links to climate and conflict
Key moments: SOFI Report 2020, UNGA 2020
Audience: Donor countries
Role of Hub: Amplify and share messages as needed; support lobbying at identified moments through partners
Potential for impact: Raise awareness around key emerges and support sourcing of sufficient funding commitments for response.
Priority: Build momentum for Tokyo 2020 (N4G Summit, 2020 Olympics)
Key moments: WEF20, GNR 2020, WHA, Micronutrient Forum, Chatham House Report. See calendar developed by ICAN.
Audience: Business, heads of state, CSO, media, academia, parliaments
Potential for impact: Global stakeholder funding commitments; new policy announcements and new multi-sectoral plans
Role of Hub: Support coordination of diverse actors engaging in Summit. Amplify Summit through targeted events and content.
Priority: Leveraging agriculture moments like SDG2 Momentum to prioritise the needs of farmers through greater investment in the following holistic ways: Innovation: Building Resilience; Delivery: Empowering Farmers; Data: Measuring Progress.
Potential for impact: Funding commitments; awareness of the connected and interrelated partners needed to deliver SDG2.3; funding for data from World Bank.
Role of Hub: Amplify GAFSP and IFAD Replenishments, clarify their complementary scopes of work. Convene and gather partners around SDG2 Momentum.
Priority: Drive action and awareness on biodiversity loss through Food Forever campaign
Key moments: 2020 UN Biodiversity Summit, Nature Summit
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.