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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) in Katowice, Poland continued the work of last year’s COP regarding agriculture’s role in climate change adaptation and mitigation. Formal UN negotiations reflect the importance of agriculture through the inauguration of the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA).
Bonn | Germany | 19 Dec 2017 | The GIZ sector project “Rural development” talked to Stefan Schmitz (BMZ) on the sidelines of the Global Landscape Forum in Bonn about the opportunities for rural youth employment in Africa.
Rome | Italy | 8 Oct 2017 | Thato Moagi spoke at a panel that looked into different initiatives that support women’s empowerment and their contribution to advancing SDG5. She is a young entrepreneur that creates opportunities for young entrepreneurs.
Rome | Italy | 8 Aug 2016 | Suggestions for policy measures to the UNSG and informing the broader monitoring around the forming SDGs is the purpose of a Zero Hunger Challenge working group Karim Hussein co-chairs.
Bonn | Germany | 1 Aug 2016 | In his keynote address to a GIZ symposium on rural transformation, Steve Wiggins made a strong plea to be patient with policies and give chosen development strategies a chance. Wiggins noted that Asia has gone through the necessary transitions, but it took no less than 30 years. In debates on Africa, there are constantly targets set for the next five years.
the Haague| the Netherlands | 15 June 2015 | Donor coordination and engagement with governments at country level is strong, but the overall picture at regional and continental level shows how much still needs to be done in terms of aligning with one another, says Dutch Platform focal point and member of the CAADP development partners task team (DPTT) Monique Calon in this online interview with the Platform secretariat.
Geneva | Switzerland | 3 Feb 2016 | World Farmers Organisation’s (WFO) President, Dr. Evelyn Nguleka delivered the keynote speech at the Annual General Assembly of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development. In her speech she highlighted the importance of the Policy on Trade that the Organisation agreed on in 2013.
Frankfurt | Germany | 8 Aug 2015 | "It’s great that development finance is thinking more into a nutrition direction” – For Matin Qaim, who gave the keynote address at KfW’s Development Finance Forum in Frankfurt, this is a first step in the right direction.