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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.

G7 Framework on decent job creation for rural youth in the Sahel

RuralYouth | 24-26 August 2019 | Biarritz, France 

The fight against inequality was at the heart of the discussions at the G7 Summit that took place in Biarritz, France from 24-26 August 2019

 

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The Global Donor Platform is launching the autumn 2019 webinar series

General | 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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The 5th Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum: Empowering African Entrepreneurs

RuralYouth | 26-27 July 2019 | Abuja, Nigeria

On 26 July 2019, Abuja, Nigeria saw the largest gathering of Africa’s entrepreneurs from across various sectors in a two-day event organized by the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF).

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IFAD's 2019 Rural Development Report- Creating Opportunities For Rural Youth

RuralYouth | July 2019

IFAD has recently released its latest Rural Development Report. The report titled Creating opportunities for rural youth”.

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Africa Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) 2019 – Investing in young agripreneurs to open a new chapter in Africa’s development

RuralYouth | 24-28 June 2019 | Cape Town, South Africa

Over 200 participants gathered in Cape Town, South Africa for the Africa Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) under the “Climate Smart Agriculture: Business and Employment Opportunities for Africa’s Youth”.

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) 2019

Agenda 2030 | 15 July 2019 | New York City, USA 

FAO’s 2019 report on Food Security and Nutrition in the World is out, stating that the world is not on track to meet the global nutrition targets by 2030.

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What pathways for farmers in adapting to climate change?

Climate Change | 19 June 2019 | Zurich, Switzerland

Representatives from international organisations, donors, private foundations and knowledge institutes met in Zurich to discuss different adaptation pathways that will be needed for different types of farmers amid the pressure to feed a growing world population under rising world temperatures.

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Insights into FAO’s and OECD’s youth programmes

RuralYouth | 19 June 2019 | Zurich, Switzerland

Representatives of of FAO and OECD shared findings, experiences and lessons regarding rural youth employment with different donor representatives in a working group meeting back-to-back to Platform's Annual General Assembly 2019.

 

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Inclusive Agribusiness & Trade Working Group Physical Meeting

Private Sector and Trade | 19 June 2019 | Zurich, Switzerland

The Inclusive Agribusiness & Trade Thematic Working Group of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development held a physical meeting, back to back to the Platform's Annual General Assembly, to share knowledge on their specific work on IAB & T in a lively roundtable discussion on 19 June.

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