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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.

Irish Aid – A better world, Ireland’s policy for international development

Reach the Furthest Behind First: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out an ambitious view of the world we want to live in, in 2030. Ireland, and the European Union, have placed the SDGs at the heart of our approach to international development.



The SDG2 Advocacy Hub has gathered a set of asks for the G7 to act on the need for urgent action on the global food and nutrition crisis and to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet.



Over the last few months, the SDG2 Advocacy Hub has been working with partners to explore how a new consensus, crafted and signed by smallholder farmers organizations, civil society, governments and international organizations, could contribute to and build on the momentum of the global summits.


Addressing the Impacts of the War in Ukraine on 3F (Food, Fuel, Fertilizer) Prices for Rural Small-Scale Producers

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) co-organized a virtual round table with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the European Commission (EC) on “Addressing the Impacts of the War in Ukraine on 3F (Food, Fuel, Fertilizer) Prices for Rural Small-Scale Producers” on 20 May, 2022.


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.