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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.

Inclusive Development in Africa - the role of rural transformation

Agenda 2030 | Paris| France| Apr 2016 | The effective implementation of Agenda2030 will strongly depend on the development of Africa’s rural space and the rural-urban dynamics.


Land policy at the center of territorial development and governance

Land Governance | Paris | France | Mar 2016 | The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the French Development Agency set up the Land Tenure and Development Technical Committee back in 1996.


Setting donors priorities to improve global land governance

Land Governance | Washington D.C. | USA | Mar 2016 | The Global Donor Working Group on Land hosted a session at the 17th World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty to identify leverage points for donors to help improve land governance worldwide.


BMZ takes over presidency of the CAADP-Development Partners Task Team (DPTT)

CAADP | Bonn | Germany| Feb 2016 | The presidency of the CAADP DPTT has been taken over by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ) as of January 1st, 2016.


Roundtable Inclusive Agribusiness Southeast Asia

Private Sector and Trade | Ho Chi Mihn City | Viet Nam | Sep 2015 | The event was jointly convened by the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development, WEF Grow Asia Partnership, Australia DFAT, CDI Seas of Change Initiative and Australia’s Food Systems Innovation Initiative.


Improving global land governance with technologies, partnerships and donor coherence

Land Governance | Bonn | Germany | Feb 2016 | The Platform released four studies on the latest developments in open data technologies, donor coherence and partnerships with multiple stakeholders and with the private sector as leverage points for donors to help improve land governance worldwide.


GFFA and G20 highlight the role of agriculture in achieving food security

General | Berlin | Germany | Feb 2016 |The Agriculture ministries of G20 and the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) reaffirmed the role of agriculture and rural development in achieving food security.


COP 21 – the future of agriculture and food security

Climate Change | Paris | France | Oct 2015 |The Paris Agreement opened new windows of opportunity for food security and farming to be jointly addressed by the global community.


A new way to measure women’s empowerment in agriculture

Gender | Bonn | Germany | Oct 2015 |IFPRI released an innovative measurement tool that directly captures women’s empowerment and inclusion in agriculture through household interviews.