Science, Technology and Innovation are fundamental instruments for the member countries of the United Nations (UN) to reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. In line with the 2030 Agenda, institutionalized by the government of the State of São Paulo, FAPESP indexed its portfolio of supported programs and projects to each of the 17 SDGs in order to facilitate access to related research and subsidize public policies in different areas. This website gives access to a set of programs, initiatives and projects supported by FAPESP and in line with the SDGs, as well as hundreds of news and videos about research funded by FAPESP, the results of which have allowed the state of São Paulo to move towards the 2030 Agenda.
In a longitudinal survey of children born in 2015 and 2016 in a city in Acre State, North Brazil, over half of the participants reported experiencing hunger in the previous month. The occurrence of symptoms also correlated with social vulnerability, and with the mother’s schooling and skin color.
The world’s largest tropical forest has already lost 30% of its carbon storage capacity owing to human activity. This and other topics were discussed at a webinar held to honor FAPESP’s 60th anniversary by the São Paulo State Academy of Sciences.
The agreement was signed between the University of São Paulo, the state government and Pasteur Institute at an event held to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s birth and FAPESP’s 60th anniversary. FAPESP renewed and expanded its support for the Scientific Platform Pasteur-USP, which will host the new research unit.