Rome, Italy, 15 Oct 2014. Members of the Global Donor Working Group on Land presented the updated Land Governance Programme Map and the Group’s road map for 2014-2017 at a side-event in the 41st session of the Committee on World Food Security. The database initially launched in January 2014 presents a compilation of data on the land and resourceRead More
Online, 15 Oct 2014. Millions of rural women worldwide live and work on family farms. In recognition of the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) in 2014, IFAD is dedicating the International Day of Rural Women to each. Women carry out a substantial and growing part of the work on family farms and represent 43 per cent ofRead More
Online, 19 Sep 2014. This week the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Gap Task Force released its latest report on the progress made towards achieving the goals set by the United Nations under MDG 8. The task force concluded that there are still persistent problemsRead More
Online, 12 Jun 2014. In this online interview with the Platform Valerie Mueller explains why expanding legal aid programmes across countries is a step into the right direction and why it is necessary for governments to get involved to get them off theRead More
Online, 13 Oct 2014. Agriculture can be the springboard for equitable development in Africa - as was acknowledged by AfricanRead More
Online, 5 Oct 2014. Rural youth are the future of the agricultural sector, however more and more young people are migrating to urbanRead 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…