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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.

Donors Announce "50 by 2030" initiative for Data to End Hunger

Agenda 2030 | New York | USA| 24 Sep. 2018

In an unprecedented effort to harness the power of data to boost the productivity and livelihoods of the world’s 500 million small-holder farmers, a coalition of Platform members together with representatives from Kenya, Ghana and Columbia pledged commitment to produce the largest-ever collection of data for agricultural development by 2030.

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Addressing gender in climate change policies for agriculture

Gender | 21 September 2018 |The UNDP-FAO supported programme "Integrating agriculture in national adaptation plans" (NAP-Ag) has released an innovative video on "Addressing gender in climate change policies for agricultue". The video focuses on three of the NAP-Ag supported countries - Colombia, Uganda and Viet Nam - and illustrates how gender considerations are integrated into policies coering the agricultural sectors.

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Lead, Measure, Grow. The Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2018

CAADP | Kigali | Rwanda | September 2018 The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) is a platform for global and African leaders to develop actionable plans that will move African agriculture forward.

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CAADP Programmatic and institutional overview - 2nd, updated version available

CAADP | The overview serves partners and future supporters of CAADP to better understand the programmatic and institutional landscape of this continent-wide programme for food and nutrition security. It is the update of the first overview document published in July 2017.

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Towards Zero Hunger SDG Conference in Wageningen: Partnerships key to achieve impact

Agenda 2030 | Wageningen | The Netherlands | Sep. 2018 Over 700 key stakeholders from across the globe discussed their views and contributions for achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2, Zero Hunger.

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Acting on inclusive trade for LDCs

Private Sector and Trade | Geneva | Switzerland | June 2018 | More than 300 participants from over 50 countries – from ministers to business leaders to farm managers – came together at the Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

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Donors discuss challenges and good practices to measure success of inclusive agribusiness

Private Sector and Trade | Berlin | Germany | June 2018 | On the 12th of June 2018, the Global Donor Platform held a roundtable in Berlin to share experiences with M&E of inclusive agribusiness and agricultural value chain interventions.

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Swiss agency is looking for proposals

Agenda 2030 | | May - June 2018 | The Global Programme Food Security of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has recently opened two Calls for Proposals. The first one is about innovations in urban food systems. The second one focuses on finding solutions for the promotion of the ecologically sustainable water management for food security.

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Blended finance: bridging the investment gap for the SDGs

Agenda 2030 | Paris | France | Jan - Feb 2018 | What is blended finance, can it mitigate the risk of SDG-related investments, and how to use this tool strategically to increase the development impact? These questions were discussed in the knowledge-exchange and learning session, organised in Paris jointly by OECD Development Centre and investor network institution Convergence.

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