On 15 June 2022, the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development convened a high-level panel from the international community to discuss building consensus and coordination on global crisis response initiatives. This article provides an overview of the group's key messages, a round-up of the emerging response mechanisms plus useful resources for reference.
14-15 JUNE 2022 | IFAD HQ ROME | HYBRID EVENT
The 2022 Annual General Assembly (AGA) was an engaging two days of in-person and virtual participation, entirely dedicated to “Implementing National Pathways for Food Systems Transformation to Accelerate Progress Towards the SDGs in Times of Crisis and Conflict”. The special session "Building Consensus and Coordination on the Current Global Crisis Response Initiatives: The Potential Role of Donors and the GDPRD" was a key moment for a high-level panel conversation on how to align mechanisms, risk assessments, and the role of donor architecture for coordination.
The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) co-organized a virtual round table with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the European Commission (EC) on “Addressing the Impacts of the War in Ukraine on 3F (Food, Fuel, Fertilizer) Prices for Rural Small-Scale Producers” on 20 May, 2022.
An in-depth conversation with Máximo Torero, FAO Chief Economist
Máximo talks at length with Jim Woodhill on how our current food price crisis differs from previous crises and why strengthening our food systems resilience is important for both people and planet. We also got to hear about his fascinating career and range of experiences.
Meet our members and partners
The Platform provides a discussion forum for programmatic and institutional innovations and donor priorities in line with the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.