Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

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

Indicator 2.a.1: The agriculture orientation index for government expenditures

The agriculture orientation index for government expenditures

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

The agriculture orientation index for government expenditures

Indicator number

2.a.1

Target name

Increase investment, including through enhanced international cooperation, in rural infrastructure, agricultural research and extension services, technology development and plant and livestock gene banks in order to enhance agricultural productive capacity in developing countries, in particular least developed countries

Target number

2.a

Global indicator description

An Agriculture Orientation Index (AOI) greater than 1 reflects a higher orientation towards the agriculture sector, which receives a higher share of government spending relative to its contribution to economic value-added. An AOI less than 1 reflects a lower orientation to agriculture, while an AOI equal to 1 reflects neutrality in a government’s orientation to the agriculture sector.

UN designated tier

2

UN custodian agency

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

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