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.
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.
Bonn | Germany | 8 Nov 2016 | In cooperation with Bioversity International’s leading expert on food and nutrition security Gina Kennedy, the GIZ global programme on food and nutrition security and enhanced resilience, a vast amount of data was synthesized and first recommendations provided.
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.
Rome | Italy | 31 Jul 2015 | The Platform has communicated well with its members. Though in the future it will have to learn how to use modern tools to react quicker. – At the point of his retirement, the former Platform co-chair Brian Baldwin summarises in this interview Platform achievements and gives his perspective on where and how the Platform should become more active in the future.
Frankfurt | Germany | 21 Jul 2015 | “In this interview, Nepad CEO Ibrahim Mayaki provides a status quo on how far African countries have come on delivering their critical pledge to allocate 10% of their national budget to agriculture development. A commitment the African leaders reiterated in Malabo again recently.