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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.

COVID – 19 and Global Food Security Implications

7 April | 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.

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Ceres2030: What works to end hunger?

26 February 2020 | Berlin, Germany

A dialogue with development practitioners on Ceres2030’s eight evidence syntheses aimed at identifying the best interventions and entry points to achieve SDG2 and a deep dive in the economic costing model to estimate how much it will cost.

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Building a Common Narrative on SDG2: The Road to the Food Systems Summit

20 January 2020 |Berlin, Germany

On the occasion of the 2020 International Green Week in Berlin, Germany the SDG2 Roadmap Group initiated an informal meeting with a diverse group of stakeholders on 20 January 2020 to discuss the road to the Food Systems Summit in New York in 2021, exploring what must constitute a common narrative, building vision and alliance for achieving the SDG2 objective of zero-hunger.

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A Ceres2030 perspective: Reducing Post-Harvest Losses in Agriculture

Rome, Italy | 15 October 2019

Reducing food waste and loss are long-standing challenges undermining efforts to end hunger, improve farmer incomes, and promote sustainable production and consumption. A Ceres2030 side-event informed about the progress of their research in this important area.

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A Digital Council to solve the world's food problems

Rome, Italy | 18 October 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is currently to develop a concept for a Digital Council. A side event informed on the background and goal of this process and provided information on the progress made so far.

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SOFA 2019: Moving forward on food loss and waste reduction

Rome, Italy | 18 October, 2019

The The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2019 report offers guidance on policy and interventions to reduce food loss and waste even in the face of the limited information available.

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A week of discussions and decisions: The 46th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

Rome, Italy |14-18 October 2018

From 14-18 October 2018, the 46th session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS45) took place at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy. Members of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development were present at CFS, either as delegates and/or convenors of side events.

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Multi-stakeholder collaboration: Tackling food security issues in the context of climate change

Bonn, Germany | 9 October 2019

An expert talk with Dr. Shenggen Fan (IFPRI) and Matin Quaim (University of Göttingen) looked at the challenges of achieving food security in times of climate change and discussed which role mult-stakeholder collaboration can take to overcome them.

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The Global Donor Platform is launching the autumn 2019 webinar series

28 Aug 2019

The Global Donor Platform’s autumn 2019 webinar series, to be launched on 10th September, is a series of four webinars that cover a wide range of topics, from rural producer agency and agricultural value chains to climate-smart-agriculture (CSA) and youth network in Africa.

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