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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.

#DanceforChange - IFAD's virtual petition for rural youth

07 June 2019

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is taking an unique approach to drawing the attention of world leaders to invest in young people as a means to end global hunger and poverty.

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The rural digital revolution

29 May 2019

ICTs could make agriculture a more promising career path for millions of young people given their potential to increase market access, provide weather forecasts and link rural farmers to information networks and other farmer. This is the message of a webinar organised by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) in cooperation with partners.  

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Global Forum for Food and Agriculture: The future of agriculture is digital

17-19 January | Berlin, Germany

The eighth Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) took place in Berlin, Germany from 17 – 19 January 2019. A record number of national delegations and international organisations accepted the federal minister’s invitation for the International Conference of Agriculture Ministers. One major subject of the conference was the global digitalisation in agriculture.

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Generation matters: Brussels Briefing n. 53 on the Role of Young Farmers

20 November 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

Rural youth was the focus of Brussels Policy Briefing n. 53, which was held on 20 November 2018 on invitation by CTA, ACP Secretariat, the EU and Concord, the European confederation for relief and development.

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