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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.

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COP23 requests subsidiary bodies to act on agriculture

Bonn | Germany | November 2017 During the COP 23, a break-through in dealing with agriculture under the Convention was made. Issues related to agriculture are elevated to the higher level of strategic debate.

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FAO Strategy on Climate Change

Rome | Italy | June 2017 The secretariat visited our members in Rome to discuss programmatic and institutional developments concerning climate-resilient agriculture.

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Platform members prepare to tackle the issue of climate resilient agriculture

Rome | Italy | June 2017 The secretariat visited our members in Rome to discuss programmatic and institutional developments concerning climate-resilient agriculture.

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Interactive map shows climate change’s effects on food security

Online | June 2016 |Most vulnerable are rural populations that depend on agriculture, the ones that also produce the majority of food supply for their countries and the world.

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Financing to catalyse private sector investments in climate-smart agriculture

Online | Apr 2016 |The IADB launched an initiative Climate-Smart Agriculture Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean to facilitate finance while promoting climate resilience.

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GFFA and G20 highlight the role of agriculture in achieving food security

Berlin | Germany | Feb 2016 |The Agriculture ministries of G20 and the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) reaffirmed the role of agriculture and rural development in achieving food security.

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COP 21 – the future of agriculture and food security

Paris | France | Oct 2015 |The Paris Agreement opened new windows of opportunity for food security and farming to be jointly addressed by the global community.

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