Sustainable Development Goal

No Poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere.

Goal 1 Targets

1.1 By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $1.25 a day

1.2 By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions

1.3 Implement nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all, including floors, and by 2030 achieve substantial coverage of the poor and the vulnerable

1.4 By 2030, ensure that all men and women, in particular the poor and the vulnerable, have equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to basic services, ownership and control over land and other forms of property, inheritance, natural resources, appropriate new technology and financial services, including microfinance

1.5 By 2030, build the resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations and reduce their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related extreme events and other economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters

1.A Ensure significant mobilization of resources from a variety of sources, including through enhanced development cooperation, in order to provide adequate and predictable means for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, to implement programmes and policies to end poverty in all its dimensions

1.B Create sound policy frameworks at the national, regional and international levels, based on pro-poor and gender-sensitive development strategies, to support accelerated investment in poverty eradication actions

SourceUN Sustainable Development


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
United Nations Capital Development Fund
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations Children’s Fund
World Food Programme
World Health Organization

Implementing partners

Ministry of Health (MoH)
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)
Ministry of Social Development (MoSD)
Lesotho Vulnerability Assessment Committee (LVAC)
Disaster Management Authority (DMA)
Ministry of Gender, Youth, Sports and Recreation (MoGYSR)
Ministry of Local Government and Chieftainship Affairs (MoLG&CA)
Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MoAFS)
Ministry of Water Affairs (MoWA)
Food and Nutrition Coordination Office (FNCO)

Investing Partners

Joint Work Plan Budget

Our work on No Poverty is linked to these other Sustainable Development Goals: