• Roundtable on rural transformation - putting agriculture at the center of Agenda2030

    Rome, 24 Oct 2016. The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development, upon invitation of the Italian Agency for International Development, organised a Round Table on rural transformation. In preparation of the event and as part of the objectives agreed by the workstream on rural transformation assembled by the members of the Platform, the secretariat with the support of GIZ sector project on rural development

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  • Ensuring nutritious diets in a climate constrained world

    Rome, 8 Nov 2016. Michel Mordasini from UNSCN presented the new focus of the strategic plan 2016-2020 on investment for health and food systems to support nutrition and economic and sustainable value chains. UNSCN recognises the growing threat of climate change and sees the need to make investments and any way of engagement in food security and nutrition smarter in the way they support production and consumption. Climate change

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  • Climate change negatively affects agriculture and food security

    Online, 18 Aug 2016. The frequency and severity of different climate-related disasters have risen over the last couple of decades, while increasing the damage to the agricultural sector. Especially affected are the developing countries, where agriculture is the main source of income for the majority of the population. FAO has released two reports that

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