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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.

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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African Union continues with CFTA negotiations

Private Sector and Trade | Online | Aug 2016 | Topics discussed included the rules of procedure for the CFTA negotiating institutions, the guiding principles and the modalities for the CFTA negotiations, the work plan for the CFTA-NF, as well as the terms of reference for the technical working groups.

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Interactive map shows climate change’s effects on food security

Climate Change | 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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Newsletter CAADP DPCG June 2016

CAADP | Pretoria | South Africa | June 2016 | The DPCG Secretariat intends to spread information on the main discussion points on CAADP support to a wider range of relevant stakeholders.

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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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Grow Africa Investment Forum calls for business-government partnerships

Private Sector and Trade | Kigali | Rwanda | May 2016 | On 10 and 11 May, Rwanda hosted the annual Grow Africa Investment Forum in Kigali. The event brought together over 250 representatives from business and development organisations who share a commitment to driving inclusive and responsible investments into African agriculture.

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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

Private Sector and Trade | 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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