The Annual General Assembly took place 20-21 January in Geneva, Switzerland, on the topic of "Agricultural Trade and Rural Development: duet or solo playing?". The event was hosted by Swiss Development Cooperation Agency, one of the board members of the Platform. Each year the 38 members of the Platform, under the leadership of the hosting country, decide what will be the most relevant topic in their development policy portfolio for the next year. Based on this decision the Annual General Assembly in 2016 focused on the topic of policy coherence between agricultural trade policies and rural development.
Summary of the Assembly, Videos and photos will be posted shortly.
The general objectives of Annual General Assemblies of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (AGA) are to:
You can download the AGA official booklet here, it includes Agenda and speakers' bios
Please note that participation on this day is restricted to member organisations and prospective members of the Donor Platform