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GLOBAL
DONOR PLATFORM
FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Catalysing change through improved donor coordination, to enable the transformation of food systems, for better access to safe and nutritious food, improved environmental sustainability and more prosperous rural communities.

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2020 ANNUAL REPORT [ID: 564]

The 2020 Annual Report of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development ‘Catalysing pathways towards food systems transition’ is now available.

In 2020, the Platform continued to play a more effective and strategic influencing role in response to the shifting development agenda under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the related changing donor landscape. The year was marked by some key achievements.

Read more  |  Download the 2020 Annual Report

New Strategic Plan 2021–2025 launched! [ID: 563]

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development has just launched its new Strategic Plan for the 2021-2025 period.

The plan situates the work of the Platform across the domains of food systems, food and nutrition security, agriculture and rural livelihoods. It recognizes the Platform’s particular focus and orientation towards SDG 2 and the intersection with other SDGs.

Read more  |  Download the Strategic Plan

COVID-19 [ID: 507]

As international organisations address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security and nutrition in the mid- to long-term, the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development has an important role to play in facilitating information and knowledge sharing within the donor community and with our development partners. Learn how Platform members respond to the pandemic and follow their debates.

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The Platform provides a discussion forum for programmatic and institutional innovations and donor priorities in line with the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.

AGENDA 2030

LAND
GOVERNANCE

RURAL YOUTH
EMPLOYMENT

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Annual Report 2020: Catalysing pathways towards food systems transition

14 July 2021 | Rome, Italy

The 2020 Annual Report of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development is now available. In 2020, the Platform continued to play a more effective and strategic influencing role in response to the shifting development agenda under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the related changing donor landscape.

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Independent Dialogue: African Youth as Drivers for Decent Job Creation in Sustainable Food Systems

30 June 2021 | Rome, Italy

On 30 June 2021, the Thematic Working Group (TWG) on Rural Youth Employment (RYE) organised an Independent Dialogue to the United Nation Food System Summit (UNFSS). The event was centred around two game-changing solutions proposed to the UNFSS by Nourishing Africa (launch of a coalition for youth in African Agriculture) and FAO (empowering youth as innovators and change makers for sustainable food systems), that were chosen based on their focus on youth as drivers for food system change.

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Towards More Inclusive Pathways of Structural Transformation for a Brighter Future of Work for Youth in Rural Areas (WEBINAR)

23 June 2021 | Rome, Italy

The Thematic Working Group on Rural Youth Employment organised a webinar on " Towards more inclusive pathways to structural transformation for a brighter future of work for youth in rural areas". Keynote speaker Bernd Müller from the ILO presented findings from his article on “Rural youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Moving away from urban myths and towards structural policy solutions”.

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GLOBAL DONOR PLATFORM ANNUAL REPORT 2020

In 2020, the Platform continued to play a more effective and strategic influencing role in response to the shifting development agenda under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the related changing donor landscape.

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PLATFORM STRATEGIC PLAN 2021–2025

The new Platform Strategic Plan 2021–2025 situates the work of the Platform across the domains of food systems, food and nutrition security, agriculture and rural livelihoods. It recognizes the Platform’s particular focus and orientation towards SDG 2 and the intersection with other SDGs.

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IMPLEMENTING EU FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY POLICY COMMITMENTS: FOURTH BIENNIAL REPORT

This fourth report highlights the progress made by the EU and its Member States towards implementing their common policy commitments on food and nutrition security.

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2ND BIENNIAL REVIEW REPORT OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MALABO DECLRATION

The AU Commission on the Implementation of the Malabo Declration has has released its Second Benial Review Report, which informs about the the progress in the implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).

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SCHOOL MEALS FOR ALL - A CASE STUDY FROM FINLAND

The study by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and Finnish National Agency for Educationaims to contribute to global learning and practical implementation of school feeding programmes.

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INSIGHTS INTO YOUTH NETWORKSWORKING ROUND AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

In 2019, the Global Donor Platform undertook a mapping exercise to identify youth networks in Africa. The assessment aimed at obtaining a clearer picture of how rural youth in Africa interact and voice their interests.

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About us [ID: 3]

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development is a network of 40 bilateral and multilateral donors, international financing institutions, intergovernmental organizations, development agencies and foundations.

In 2021, the Platform adopted its new vision which advocates for a radical transformation of food systems, for better access to safe and nutritious food, improved environmental sustainability and more prosperous rural communities. Pathways to achieve ‘zero hunger’ must be economically, socially and environmentally sustainable, centred on the capacity of agriculture and rural livelihoods to generate economic growth and job creation, to address inequalities and to underpin national, regional and global food and nutrition security.