Target 2.4: Sustainable Agriculture



Overview


SDG Target: 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

Context: Agriculture uses the most water. High water withdrawals may be required for crop irrigation, diverting water from the ecosystem and other users. Agricultural run-off may be a significant source of pollution for nearby water resources that affect those downstream or within the same groundwater basin.

Sustainable agriculture practice through on-farm practices that increase water efficiency and improve run-off and wastewater management can contribute to improved water quality and, in some cases, conserve water that may be available for additional uses. Adapting irrigation methods and technologies to improve efficiency, evaluating crop choices based on climate and water availability, or instituting techniques or technologies to limit or improve water quality runoff.




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Diageo's commitment to water stewardship is outlined in its Blueprint Water Framework. Designed to effect substantial, sustainable and measurable change, the Framework is based on three platforms: 1) Operations: we work to reduce our impact on water in our production ... Learn More

The Pacific Institute works to create a healthier planet and sustainable communities. We conduct interdisciplinary research and partner with stakeholders to produce solutions that advance environmental protection, economic development, and social equity in California, nationally, and internationally. Learn More

The California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC) is a platform for diverse stakeholders to come together and pursue collective action projects that will improve water security in California for people, business, agriculture and nature. CWAC was originally conceived in May 2014 ... Learn More

Ag Innovations is founded on the power of collaboration. We imagine, design, and convene powerful collaboratives that quickly develop the vision, strategies, and implementation plan to drive change. We focus on the food system and the human and natural resources ... Learn More

Sustainable Conservation helps California thrive by uniting people to solve the toughest challenges facing our land, air, and water. Learn More

Grupo Nutresa is the leading food processor company in Colombia, and one of the biggest food companies in Latinamerica. Its headquarters are located in Medellín, Colombia and it has direct operations along 14 countries, with sales up to 71 countries ... Learn More

The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is a partnership of some of the world’s leaders in sustainable water resource management, bringing together businesses, multilateral agencies, governments, civil society and communities to drive consensus-based actions on shared water risk. At the ... Learn More

Ceres is a non-profit organization advocating for sustainability leadership. We bring unique capital market solutions to many water-related challenges. We are changing the way that businesses and utilities manage water, and the way that investors consider water risk in their ... Learn More

Nanochemistry for the solution of mixed agriculture problems and improvement of environmental state INFLUENCE OF NANOSILICA ON THE WATER PHASE TRANSITIONS IN HYGROSCOPIC SYSTEMS ----INVESTIGATION OF NANOSILICA AND YEAST CELLS BASED COMPOSITE FOR SOIL AND WATER WASTE TREATMENT---ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY NANOCOMPOSITE ... Learn More

Olam International is a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 65 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 13,800 customers worldwide. Our team of 23,000 employees has built a leadership position in many businesses including cocoa, ... Learn More