Bonn, 22 May 2015. “…It is very important that the Platform sets out why food, agriculture and nutrition are key priorities going ahead, not just in terms of the food crisis that we faced seven years ago ”, said John Barrett, former DFID officer, during the Annual General Assembly in December 2014. This year was a crucial yearRead More
New York, 19 May 2015. The Rome Based Agencies co-organised a side event at the FfD3 Second Drafting Session to review the required changes in the financial framework for the SDGs. The three agencies shared with the participants their joint paper on FfD and the Principles of Responsible Agricultural Investment as preparation to discuss theRead More
Online, 5 May 2015. The Food and Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) and the Netherlands Academy on Land Governance (LANDac) recently launched a knowledge agenda on land governance and food security. Both organisations will concentrate on two major activities – scoping study on the linkages between land governance and food security and the developmentRead More
Florence, 4 Dec 2014. For the Global Donor Platform approaching 2015 the world is a very different place than it was since the global food crisis, says John Barrett in this interview from the floor of the Platform AGARead More
Online, 3 Feb 2015. “Within one generation it is realistic to get rid of hunger completely and to reduce malnutrition considerably”, said Stefan SchmitzRead More
Online, 6 Mar 2015. How are the FAO VGGT going to be implemented in practice? In 2012 the international community agreed on the Voluntary Guidelines for theRead More
The new report underscores the need for a completely new approach towards finance for development. This statement is drawn from the experience and the… Read More
To permanently end poverty and hunger by 2030, the world needs a food system that can… Read More
The assessment of the targets – which are intended to operationalise the 17 goals set to be approved by governments later in 2015 – is the… Read More
Approximately 165 million children today will have their future potential stunted due to a chronic lack of food and nutrition. At the same time,… Read More
Washington, D.C., 8 Sep 2010.
The new World Bank report has been released.
The report is widely expected to influence the global policy discussion as it provides ample empirical data on large scale land acquisitions with the aim to confront widespread speculation and inform the debate.
The Platform and IISD will host a moderated online discussion with key stakeholder groups on this website starting 13 Sep. Download…