Archive [ID: 353]



The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) 2019

Agenda 2030 | 15 July 2019 | New York City, USA 

FAO’s 2019 report on Food Security and Nutrition in the World is out, stating that the world is not on track to meet the global nutrition targets by 2030.


What pathways for farmers in adapting to climate change?

Climate Change | 19 June 2019 | Zurich, Switzerland

Representatives from international organisations, donors, private foundations and knowledge institutes met in Zurich to discuss different adaptation pathways that will be needed for different types of farmers amid the pressure to feed a growing world population under rising world temperatures.


Insights into FAO’s and OECD’s youth programmes

RuralYouth | 19 June 2019 | Zurich, Switzerland

Representatives of of FAO and OECD shared findings, experiences and lessons regarding rural youth employment with different donor representatives in a working group meeting back-to-back to Platform's Annual General Assembly 2019.



Inclusive Agribusiness & Trade Working Group Physical Meeting

Private Sector and Trade | 19 June 2019 | Zurich, Switzerland

The Inclusive Agribusiness & Trade Thematic Working Group of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development held a physical meeting, back to back to the Platform's Annual General Assembly, to share knowledge on their specific work on IAB & T in a lively roundtable discussion on 19 June.


3rd Annual Forum of the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture

Climate Change | 15-16 June 2019 | Bonn, Germany

The 3rd annual forum of the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture met in Bonn, Germany from 15-16 June 2019 to take stock of the progress made so far in supporting climate smart agriculture.


#DanceforChange - IFAD's virtual petition for rural youth

RuralYouth | 07 June 2019

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is taking an unique approach to drawing the attention of world leaders to invest in young people as a means to end global hunger and poverty.


The rural digital revolution

RuralYouth | 29 May 2019

ICTs could make agriculture a more promising career path for millions of young people given their potential to increase market access, provide weather forecasts and link rural farmers to information networks and other farmer. This is the message of a webinar organised by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) in cooperation with partners.  


60 million small farmers to become climate-proof by 2030

Agenda 2030 | 21 May 2019 | Bonn, Germany

German Development Minister Gerd Müller announced that Germany is to help 60 million small farmers to become climate-proof by 2030. He made this statement on the occasion of a meeting of the Global Adaptation Commission, to which he invited international leaders on 21 May in Bonn.


LAND-at-scale: Scaling up Successful Land Governance Interventions

Land Governance | 3 April 2019 | The Hague, Netherlands

LAND-at-scale aims to strengthen land governance components for women, men, and youth so that they may contribute to structural, just, sustainable, and inclusive change on a large scale in developing countries