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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.

Policies for Effective Rural Transformation, Agricultural and Food System Transition

Agenda 2030 | Rome | Italy | Oct 2016 | Members of the Platform invited to a side-event at the CFS named “Policies for Effective Rural Transformation, Agricultural and Food System Transition”.

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Roundtable on rural transformation

Agenda 2030 | Rome | Italy | Oct 2016 | The Global Donor Platform, upon invitation of the Italian Agency for International Development, organised a Round Table on rural transformation

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The future of donor programmes in rural development

Agenda 2030 | Bonn | Germany | Sep 2016 | The idea behind Agenda 2030 of developing an integrated framework that is universal has resulted in a very comprehensive but complex agenda.

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Interactive map shows climate change’s effects on food security

Agenda 2030 | 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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G7 - key challenges to agriculture and accountability report on land commitments

Land Governance | Ise Shima | Japan | May 2016 | G7 agricultural ministers met ahead of the 2016 G7 meeting in Ise-Shima Japan. The ministers recognised the successful placing of food security issues on the international agenda in the previous year.

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DFID’s LEGEND report reviews progress on VGGT implementation in the last 4 years

Land Governance | London | United Kingdom | May 2016 | DFID’s LEGEND flagship programme launched a comprehensive “State of the debate” report on land governance.

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Agriculture in the WTO ministerial negotiations in Nairobi

Agenda 2030 | Nairobi | Kenya | Apr 2016 | Developing countries submitted proposals on a new agricultural safeguard and on public food stockholding, whereas a number of members from developed countries rather focused on negotiating agricultural export subsidies to secure an agreement on export competition.

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Advancing Regional Agro-Food Value Chains in Africa

Agenda 2030 | Accra | Ghana | Apr 2016 | Back to back with the 12th CAADP partnership platform, the African Union, Global Affairs Canada and UNDP convened an experience sharing workshop with Development Partners, Private sector, REC’s and UNDP regional agro-food value chain projects.

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Financing to catalyse private sector investments in climate-smart agriculture

Agenda 2030 | 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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