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The website conveys specific, helpful information and herewith supports the work of the members. Furthermore the website positions the Platform as a forum that is engaged in knowledge-sharing, advocacy and networking. The latest section aims to improve the interaction between members and raise awareness about agriculture and rural development policies by offering reliable and synthesised information about international and members’ related news and activities in ARD.

IFPRI: Blog Series: High Food/Fertilizer Prices and War in Ukraine

With global prices of food and fertilizers already reaching worrying highs, the continuing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raise serious concerns for food security, both in the short and long term.


European Commission acts for global food security and for supporting EU farmers and consumers

The European Commission presented a range of short-term and medium-term actions to enhance global food security and to support farmers and consumers in the EU in light of rising food prices and input costs, such as energy and fertilisers.


The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) - Bureau and Advisory Group Meeting

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development gave a presentation to the members of the CFS Bureau and Advisory Group meeting on 18 March 2022 during the Substantive Segment “SDG 2 and Financing for Sustainable Development” together with IFAD and the World Bank.



The importance of Ukraine and the Russian Federation for global agricultural markets and the risks associated with the current conflict

The Russian Federation and Ukraine are among the most important producers of agricultural commodities in the world. The FAO Information Note explains how this concentration could expose these markets to increased vulnerability to shocks and volatility.


Policy Brief: Achieving the G7 Elmau commitment in the context of the covid-19 pandemic and climate change

This Ceres2030 paper provides policy options for what the G7 can do based on the evidence and research consensus on how much and what action to take—and where to take it—to achieve the Elmau commitment by 2030, while at the same time improving incomes of the poorest and protecting the climate. 


Overcoming the Threats to Global Food Systems from the Conflict in Ukraine

This crisis demands an immediate global response to provide relief in the short term, as well as policy changes to diversify the world’s food markets over the long term to build resilience and avoid future crises.


Italian Agency for development cooperation (AICS) - Three-year programming document (2021-2023)

This document identifies the thematic and sectoral priorities referred to the Sustainable Development Goals and Targets that the Italian Cooperation intends to contribute to achieve in the three-year period 2021-2023.


Improving access to land for youth: Tools and practical experiences

6 December 2021

Jointly organized by the Platform’s Thematic Working Groups on Rural Youth Employment and on Land Governance, as part of the GIZ LandHub Conference


COVID – 19 and Global Food Security Implications

7 April 2020 | Virtual Meeting

A virtual meeting convened by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and Cornell University and aimed to look at what can be learned, what trends are to be expected, and what is still unknown regarding the pandemic. The meeting also discussed the implications of COVID-19 for agriculture and food systems, now and into the future.