The Sustainable Development Goals are adopted by the United Nations in an historic summit

New York, USA, 25 September 2015 – On behalf of the global fertilizer industry, IFA Chairman Abdulrahman Jawahery congratulates the world’s leaders for adopting the Sustainable Development Goals in New York today. “The SDGs adopted today - following many years of productive and inclusive dialogue- set an important roadmap for the entire international community to pursue sustainable development. This represents an impressive achievement, and the onus is now on all of us to roll up our sleeves and implement these ambitious but feasible goals.” The SDGs come into effect from 2016 and run to 2030.