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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.

Argentina sets the focus on improving soil productivity

Buenos Aires | Argentina | Jan 2018 | The first issue note on agriculture released by G20 under the Argentinian presidency sets the focus on healthy soils to support the role of agriculture in human development..


Focus areas on the way to sustainable rural development

Maputo | Mozambique | Jan 2018 | At a seminar in Maputo, Mozambique in November 2017, more than 100 participants discussed key drivers for poverty eradication and sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa.


Strong markets, sustainable resource use and effective policy at the centre of agricultural aid

Canberra | Australia | Nov 2017| Australia released a new 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper. Recognising the new challenges in the world, posed by globalisation, international competition, political alienation.


Rural youth employment - bridging the gap between transformation and urbanisation

Rome | Italy | Oct 2017 | BMZ and the European Commission call for more coherence and re-evaluation of partnerships for rural youth employment.


G20 Summit in 2017 - development opportunities for the rural space

Hamburg | Germany | July 2017 | The G20 Initiative for Rural Youth Employment gives another impetus and increases the momentum for enhanced efforts in youth empowerment.


Exploring the nexus thinking in SDGs implementation

Bonn | Germany | July 2017 | The implementation of the SDGs will require joint efforts from all stakeholders and approaches that either leverage donors’ expertise in one sector or are designed to impact the interlinkages between SDGs.


The new european consensus on development

Brussels | Belgium | June 2017 | The new strategy of the European institutions is the most important measure for the implementation of the Agenda2030 in the European development policy.


The Future of the Rural World Conference in Berlin

Berlin | Germany | Apr 2017 | BMZ invited international actors to attend the G20 conference "ONE WORLD – No Hunger. Future of the Rural World" in Berlin on 27 and 28 April 2017.


Official Development Assistance - how important is it?

Paris| France| Apr 2017 | SDGs are a collective mandate for all countries and institutions and the private sector is picking up on them as a business model.