Published on Jun 16, 2017
To meet the Sustainable Development Goals, the world needs to move faster from a crisis-led response to a proactive approach that reduces impacts, builds resilience and allows people to cope with drought. The tools, systems and techniques are already available. FAO supports countries to increase resilience of livelihoods to threats and crises. Everyone has a role to play, from the policy to the community level to avoid drought becoming famines and to ensure no one is left behind.