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  • The 2023 Annual General Assembly took place on 26-27 October 2023, and coincided with the Donor Platform’s 20th anniversary, a milestone reflected in the theme “20 Years of rural development and aid effectiveness: Where are we now and where are we going?”.

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We need to find ways of building resilience because we can’t afford, as a global community, a continued sort of humanitarian and emergency support. We try and catalyse our investments to influence policy to have an even greater impact on promoting sustainable food system transformation.

We need to find ways of building resilience because we can’t afford, as a global community, a continued sort of humanitarian and emergency support. We try and catalyse our investments to influence policy to have an even greater impact on promoting sustainable food system transformation.

We have to be careful we do not gamble with people’s livelihoods. Food system transformation has to be taken in incremental steps with positive proofs of concept rather than through ideology.

We have to be careful we do not gamble with people’s livelihoods. Food system transformation has to be taken in incremental steps with positive proofs of concept rather than through ideology.

The paradigm shift is really from seeing food systems as a system that produces food to one that is part of the Sustainable Development Goals. SDG 2 is not independent from the others and we need that holistic view.

The paradigm shift is really from seeing food systems as a system that produces food to one that is part of the Sustainable Development Goals. SDG 2 is not independent from the others and we need that holistic view.

We are now concentrated on solving the immediate crises, but there will be another crisis coming. It is important to maintain a long-term perspective and also deal with the root causes to hunger and malnutrition.

We are now concentrated on solving the immediate crises, but there will be another crisis coming. It is important to maintain a long-term perspective and also deal with the root causes to hunger and malnutrition.

If I can produce a harvest, I can feed the household and community for the whole year whereas cash transfers or food delivery will only be for one day.

If I can produce a harvest, I can feed the household and community for the whole year whereas cash transfers or food delivery will only be for one day.

The current global crisis is a real opportunity to bring the issues of food security to the front of mind, a tremendously important moment to underscore the urgency of what we face globally.

The current global crisis is a real opportunity to bring the issues of food security to the front of mind, a tremendously important moment to underscore the urgency of what we face globally.

The younger generation needs to have productive, meaningful lives. Let’s give them the technologies and opportunity to be part of growing our world.

The younger generation needs to have productive, meaningful lives. Let’s give them the technologies and opportunity to be part of growing our world.

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