Bonn, 14 Apr 2016. Three major processes culminated in 2015. The Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development, the replacement of the MDGs by the SDGs and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change created a new framework for development policy – Agenda2030. Following aread more
Accra, 11 Apr 2016. Regional integration and agro-food value chains are a priority for African countries. Back to back with the 12th CAADP partnership platform, the African Union, Global Affairs Canada and UNDP convened an experience sharing workshop with Development Partners, Private sector, REC’s and UNDP regional agro-food value chain projects.read more
Online, 11 Apr 2016. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) recently launched an initiative Climate-Smart Agriculture Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean (CSAF) to facilitate finance while promoting climate resilience, sustainable agriculture and development across the region. Its main goal is to mobilise capital for climate-smart investments, change theread more
Online, 15 Apr 2016. Billions of people live in rural areas in developing countries. They are most vulnerable to climate change impacts, suffer higher child mortality and lack of access to decent health care institutions and infrastructure. This situation has only mildly improved withread more
A major study published in the medical journal Lancet that compared body mass index (BMI) among almost 20 million adult men and women from 186 countries between 1975… read more
OECD published its review on development effectiveness in Africa for 2015. The Mutual review of Development Effectiveness (MRDE) is recognised as a tool for operationalizing mutual accountability for… read more
Washington, D.C., 8 Sep 2010.
The new World Bank report has been released.
The report is widely expected to influence the global policy discussion as it provides ample empirical data on large scale land acquisitions with the aim to confront widespread speculation and inform the debate.
The Platform and IISD will host a moderated online discussion with key stakeholder groups on this website starting 13 Sep. Download…