Online, 23 Oct 2014. Global Donor Working Group on Land welcomes endorsement by CFS of RAI Principles. On 15 October 2014, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) officially endorsed the globally negotiated Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture andRead More
Online, 28 Oct 2014. This year’s commemoration of the International Day for Rural Women on 15 October was focused on the importance of achieving sustainable development. The empowerment of rural women is agreed toRead More
Rome, Italy, 18 Oct 2014. Multiple efforts are undertaken by donors on Aflatoxin research at the country level; however most of these actions are often scattered and uncoordinated. The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development isRead More
Online, 3 Nov 2014. The principles on responsible agricultural investment want to ensure that investment in food systems contributes to local food security. TheirRead More
Online, 5 Oct 2014. Rural youth are the future of the agricultural sector, however more and more young people are migrating to urban areas, seeking newRead More
Berlin, Germany, 13 Oct 2014. The development of a database as a tool to map all the main activities of donors’ work currently undertaken in Aflatoxin control, identify potential synergies, and key gaps where more work is needed - was one of the key recommendationsRead More
The Post 2015 agenda is being discussed by the international community, focusing on a renewed approach to tackling outstanding and emerging development challenges once… Read More
Although accurate estimates of losses and waste in the food system are unavailable, the best evidence to date indicates that globally around one-third of… 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…