• Platform Annual Report 2015

    Bonn, 24 Jun 2016. With the Agenda 2030, agriculture and rural development were put in a new perspective. The international commitment to end hunger and poverty will guide members’ activities over the next 15 years. With the new Strategic Plan 2016–2020, they adopted a new mission and vision to strengthen the efforts towards raising the profile of agriculture, rural development and food and nutrition security.

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  • GFFA and G20 highlight the role of agriculture in achieving food security

    China, 16 Jun 2016. The Agriculture ministries of G20 reaffirmed the role of agriculture and rural development in achieving food security, reducing poverty and implementing the sustainable development agenda. The role of agriculture was already once highlighted by the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) back in January, where agriculture ministers from 65 countries underscored the contribution of agriculture to the SDGs.

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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…

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