Strategic Priorities

We recognize that we must act together and engage the right people at the right time, as the challenges we face are too large and complex to tackle alone

Work Areas

AFAO work covers a wide range of issues within the complex field of sustainable development. Learn more about how we respond to today's most pressing challenges.


Sustainable development goals is a broad, complex field with many overlapping, interconnected issues. It can be hard to stay on top of where progress is being made, what new issues are emerging, and how current events are shifting us in new directions.

Sustainable Development Goals

AFAO works using SDGs goals

SDG Goal 1

End poverty in all its forms everywhere.

SDG Goal 2

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

SDG Goal 3

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

SDG Goal 4

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

SDG Goal 5

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

SDG Goal 6

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

SDG Goal 7

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

SDG Goal 8

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

SDG Goal 9

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

SDG Goal 10

Reduce inequality within and among countries.

SDG Goal 11

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

SDG Goal 12

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

SDG Goal 13

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

SDG Goal 14

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

SDG Goal 15

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

SDG Goal 16

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

SDG Goal 17

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.