Investing in infrastructure and rural transformation will play a very important role for the successful implementation of the SDGs. Projects focusing on the issue of rural infrastructure, like the CAIIP Project in Uganda, under the leadership of IFAD, contribute in a great way to the improvement of life conditions in… read more
The importance of livestock in developing countries is only growing. The rising demand for livestock products and the impacts of climate change push politicians and researchers to pay more attention to the needs of this sector and the people involved in the livestock value chains.… read more
Southeast Asia is one of the world’s fastest growing regions, where the agricultural sector is of key importance. Unlocking the economic power of Southeast Asia’s smallholder farmers and local agri-food entrepreneurs has become crucial to keep the development pace and secure food and nutrition to… read more
The paper, financed under the FAO/World Bank Cooperative Programme, introduces the conceptual framework for the promotion of the commercialization of agriculture through the use of collaborative business models, thus providing an… read more
As demand for agricultural products rises around the world, partnering with the smallholder farming sector offers agribusiness companies signifcant opportunities to grow their own businesses.
This guide is aimed at helping… 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…