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General | The SDG2 Advocacy Hub has gathered a set of asks for the G7 to act on the need for urgent action on the global food and nutrition crisis and to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet.



General | Over the last few months, the SDG2 Advocacy Hub has been working with partners to explore how a new consensus, crafted and signed by smallholder farmers organizations, civil society, governments and international organizations, could contribute to and build on the momentum of the global summits.


The Global Donor Working Group on Land celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the CFS VGGT

Land Governance | This year, the global community celebrates the 10-year anniversary of The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the context of National Food Security (CFS VGGT). The Global Donor Working Group on Land joins in the commemorations by sharing short testimonies from their Chair, Vice-Chair and members, on what the CFS VGGT have meant to them.


Green Jobs for Rural Youth in Agri-Food Systems

RuralYouth | The Thematic Working Group on Rural Youth Employment (TWG RYE) has recently been exploring the topic of green jobs for youth. This ongoing conversation led to a webinar GREEN JOBS FOR RURAL YOUTH IN AGRI-FOOD SYSTEMS, which took place on 25 April 2022, to discuss entry points for understanding green jobs in agri-food systems.


CFS process on youth engagement and employment

RuralYouth | Throughout 2022, the Thematic Working Group on Rural Youth Employment (TWG RYE) will be following the policy convergence process towards the development of policy recommendations in the Committee of World Food Security (CFS) on Promoting Youth Engagement and Employment in Agriculture and Food Systems, which was initiated at the 49th CFS in October 2021.


Addressing the Impacts of the War in Ukraine on 3F (Food, Fuel, Fertilizer) Prices for Rural Small-Scale Producers

General | The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) co-organized a virtual round table with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the European Commission (EC) on “Addressing the Impacts of the War in Ukraine on 3F (Food, Fuel, Fertilizer) Prices for Rural Small-Scale Producers” on 20 May, 2022.


IFPRI: Blog Series: High Food/Fertilizer Prices and War in Ukraine

General | With global prices of food and fertilizers already reaching worrying highs, the continuing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raise serious concerns for food security, both in the short and long term.


European Commission acts for global food security and for supporting EU farmers and consumers

General | The European Commission presented a range of short-term and medium-term actions to enhance global food security and to support farmers and consumers in the EU in light of rising food prices and input costs, such as energy and fertilisers.


The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) - Bureau and Advisory Group Meeting

General | The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development gave a presentation to the members of the CFS Bureau and Advisory Group meeting on 18 March 2022 during the Substantive Segment “SDG 2 and Financing for Sustainable Development” together with IFAD and the World Bank.