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.
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.
Bonn | Germany | 3 Jun 2015 | How are the FAO VGGT going to be implemented in practice? In 2012 the international community agreed on the Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security.
Florence | Italy | 14 Jan 2015 | Women are most impacted by climate change, since most smallholder farmers in Africa are women. – For Estherine Fotabong of NEPAD the nexus of climate change and gender is not just another academic playground.