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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.

Canada launches new international assistance policy

Gender | Ottawa | Canada | June 2017 Gender equality is positioned at the centre of the policy that establishes women as key drivers of development gains at every level.


Platform members prepare to tackle the issue of climate resilient agriculture

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


The Future of the Rural World Conference in Berlin

Agenda 2030 | Berlin | Germany | Apr 2017 | BMZ invited international actors to attend the G20 conference "ONE WORLD – No Hunger. Future of the Rural World" in Berlin on 27 and 28 April 2017.


Inclusive agribusiness: what to expect from donors?

Private Sector and Trade | Online | Apr 2017 |Donors are often hard pressed to prove that their investments in development initiatives are paying off. Several monitoring and evaluation reports of the initiatives that they fund are produced every year which try to make a picture of the impact of such efforts.


Official Development Assistance - how important is it?

Agenda 2030 | Paris| France| Apr 2017 | SDGs are a collective mandate for all countries and institutions and the private sector is picking up on them as a business model.


Brussels Briefing - Urban Linkages in Africa

Agenda 2030 | Brussels| Belgium| Mar 2017 | International community needs to focus on young people from rural areas and encourage their participation in political discussions about rural transformation.


A tool for assessing the gender-responsiveness of agribusiness initiatives

Gender | Bristol | United Kingdom | Apr 2017 Evidence demonstrates that greater attention to addressing gender inequalities results in improved productivity and more sustainable outcomes.


Migration and land tenure dynamics

Land Governance | Washington D.C. | USA | Mar 2017 | On 23 March 2017, the Global Donor Working Group on Land held a session at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty titled “Migration and land tenure dynamics – What are the challenges and perspectives for policies and interventions?”


ICTs importance for implementing the SDGs

Agenda 2030 | Bonn| Germany| Mar 2017 | Donors are focusing efforts on the use of information and communications technology to support the implementation of the SDGs and transfer the advantages to the most vulnerable.