Online, 4 Jul 2014. A study of the dairy sector in six East African countries was followed by a dairy expert consultation in Uganda in April 2014. The objective of the initiative was to explore possibilities to improve coordination among development agencies, investors and other value chain stakeholders andRead More
Online, 1 Jul 2014. Agriculture and rural development (ARD) need to be ready to scale up risk mitigation and resilience against climate change impacts. Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) has been implementedRead More
Online, 22 Apr 2014. In an online interview with the Platform the policy coordinator explains the way forward for the diary sector of East Africa. Currently the sector is primed for heavy investment via donors andRead More
Addis Ababa, 17 May 2014. "We are walking from shock to shock", said Rajul Pandya-Lorch, Head of IFPRI's 2020 Vision Initiative at the opening of the conference. In recent years, natural shocks such as earthquakes,Read More
Online, 25 Jun 2014. Local value chains are a leverage point for improving micronutrient-rich food supply, access, and intake--Read More
Experiences from Mali
The small-scale irrigation sub-sector in Mali comprises dozens of projects/programmes funded in different ways by the Government of Mali, several technical… Read More
Africa is a rich continent. Some of those riches – especially oil, gas and minerals – have driven rapid economic growth over the past decade. The… Read More
The new handbook is full of successful planning approaches, implementation of infrastructure and agronomic practices to be used for investments and successful approaches to… 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…