In the Spotlight

  • 21 October 2022

    Key messages from a virtual roundtable “Reshaping Food Systems Financing in a Crisis and Post-Crisis Environment: Driving Donors’ Commitments” on 29 September, 2022. Co-organized by the GDPRD with IFAD and the European Commission, in collaboration with the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub.

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  • 28 September 2022

    A short report that captures the highlights from the 2022 Annual General Assembly through quotes, key messages and brief summaries of the action-packed two days.

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  • 13 June 2022

    Entirely dedicated to implementing national pathways for food systems transformation to accelerate progress towards the SDGs in times of crisis.

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Latest Features

  • Event

    Building Consensus and Coordination on the Current Global Crisis Response Initiatives: The Potential Role of Donors and the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development.

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  • Interview

    Building long-term resilience in food systems is key to buffer against future economic shocks and humanitarian crises.

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  • News

    A special series of posts on the IFPRI blog providing analysis on the implications of rising food and fertilizer prices.

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Meet the Platform

Meet the Platform

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development is a vibrant partnership, advocacy and knowledge network of key donors focusing on food security and rural development.

Our Members and Partners

Our Members and Partners

  • As the crisis worsens every day, we must act fast and with determination. Responsible, green and long-term private sector engagement, hand-in-hand with donors and partner countries, is indispensable on the road towards zero hunger.

    As the crisis worsens every day, we must act fast and with determination. Responsible, green and long-term private sector engagement, hand-in-hand with donors and partner countries, is indispensable on the road towards zero hunger.

  • Donor coordination is a critical factor for successfully addressing the current food crisis. It is also important to IFAD’s mission, evidenced by our role as host of the Secretariat of the GDPRD, a network that brings donors together for strategic dialogue and collaboration on rural development and food systems.

    Donor coordination is a critical factor for successfully addressing the current food crisis. It is also important to IFAD’s mission, evidenced by our role as host of the Secretariat of the GDPRD, a network that brings donors together for strategic dialogue and collaboration on rural development and food systems.

  • The COVID crisis and the situation in Ukraine clearly shows why reaching the SDG on improvement of food security is even more important than ever. We need to work on SDG2 together for a viable and sustainable food system worldwide.

    The COVID crisis and the situation in Ukraine clearly shows why reaching the SDG on improvement of food security is even more important than ever. We need to work on SDG2 together for a viable and sustainable food system worldwide.

  • What keeps me up at night? In terms of reducing the impact of agriculture on the planet, we can’t wait for these things just to fix themselves, we need to take action. We need to take initiative and we need to work together to do that.

    What keeps me up at night? In terms of reducing the impact of agriculture on the planet, we can’t wait for these things just to fix themselves, we need to take action. We need to take initiative and we need to work together to do that.

  • Jim Woodhill

    Food systems must change. This, the UN Food Systems Summit made very clear. But has the Summit laid the foundations to bring about such change? There is a big win but also some big gaps to be filled for ambition to become action.

    Food systems must change. This, the UN Food Systems Summit made very clear. But has the Summit laid the foundations to bring about such change? There is a big win but also some big gaps to be filled for ambition to become action.

  • The average person on the street needs to understand what this is about and what can be done, and then engage with political decision makers to get it done. Not in 50 years’ time, but from now.

    The average person on the street needs to understand what this is about and what can be done, and then engage with political decision makers to get it done. Not in 50 years’ time, but from now.

  • The active engagement of people should be at the forefront of implementation. It is at this level that a food systems approach is already taking shape, as implementers cannot avoid the connections, synergies, complementarities and trade-offs across different sectors.

    The active engagement of people should be at the forefront of implementation. It is at this level that a food systems approach is already taking shape, as implementers cannot avoid the connections, synergies, complementarities and trade-offs across different sectors.

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