Topic outline

  • General

    Introduction to Sustainable Development Goal indicators under FAO custodianship

    This short course introduces the process of monitoring progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). It highlights the role of UN agencies in supporting data collection and analysis, and it presents the SDG indicators under FAO custodianship.

    Duration:  20 minutes Publication Date:  January 2018

    • System Requirements

      The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of Chrome and Safari. In order to access this course on Internet Explorer or Firefox, you must install and enable Adobe Flash player.

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        This short course is intended as a quick introduction for all people interested in the process of data collection, analysis and reporting for SDG indicators, with a focus on indicators for which FAO is custodian agency.

        • You will learn about

          • 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
          • Importance of monitoring progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals
          • How FAO and other UN organizations can support countries with data collection, analysis and dissemination
          • SDG indicators for which FAO is custodian agency

          • Digital Badge Certification

            To be granted a digital certification from the FAO e-learning Centre, you will have to take the final evaluation exam after you’ve finished a course.

            Our digital badge certifications verify that you have achieved the learning outcomes and competencies outlined in FAO e-learning courses.

            What is a digital badge?
            Digital badges are online visual representations of learned skills and achievements earned in learning environments. They have already been adopted widely across a range of sectors and are being used to recognize both accredited and non-accredited learning in formal, informal and non-formal settings.
            Badges can be displayed wherever earners want them on the web, and share them for employment, education or lifelong learning.


            Please click the link below to start the test: