Interviews [ID: 147]

Interviews

The interviews provide the user with interpretation of certain issue, background information and possibly an explanation. The interviews of the Platform could be topic specific, person specific or focused on a concrete issue.

Ingrid Hoven on the importance of agriculture and climate for the development agenda

Bonn | Germany | 16 Mar 2018 | The importance of agriculture for climate change adaptation and mitigation is broadly recognised by developing countries’ policies and reflected in international agreements. We talked to BMZ about the progress of NDC partnerships and the role of the agricultural sector.

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Stefan Schmitz on rural youth employment

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.

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Denis Kabiito on realising the potential of rural youth in agriculture

Rome | Italy | 8 Oct 2017 | Denis Kabiito from the Uganda National Farmers’ association talked to the secretariat about importance of the agricultural sector for rural youth employment.

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Thato Moagi on attracting youth to work in agriculture

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.

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Chris Penrose Buckley on the Friends of custodians support to the SDG land right indicator 1.4.2

Rome | Italy | 14 Oct 2017 | Chris Penrose Buckley, DFID, on the Friends of the custodians and their joint efforts to keep the SDG land indicaotr in the indicator framework.

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Oumar Sylla on an indicator tracking the progress on land tenure rights

Rome | Italy | 13 Oct 2017 | Oumar Sylla, the Land and GLTN Unit leader at UN-Habitat, ont he agency's efforts to establish a methodology to track the progress of 1.4.2 indicator.

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Godfrey Bahiigwa on the issues of rural youth employment

Rome | Italy | 8 Oct 2017 | Godfrey Bahiigwa talks about the challenges the AUC faces when providing policy guidance to African countries on topics such as rural youth employment.

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Jesse Coleman on the open land contracts repository

Rome | Italy | 3 Oct 2017 | Jesse Coleman, a legal researcher at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, talked about the many benefits of an online repository of state-investor land, agriculture and forestry contracts.

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Karim Hussein on doubling smallholder productivity by 2030

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.

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Steve Wiggins on Rural Transformation - Implications for Development Policy

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.

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