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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.

Overcoming the Threats to Global Food Systems from the Conflict in Ukraine

General | This crisis demands an immediate global response to provide relief in the short term, as well as policy changes to diversify the world’s food markets over the long term to build resilience and avoid future crises.


Italian Agency for development cooperation (AICS) - Three-year programming document (2021-2023)

General | This document identifies the thematic and sectoral priorities referred to the Sustainable Development Goals and Targets that the Italian Cooperation intends to contribute to achieve in the three-year period 2021-2023.


Pakistani farmers need better access to climate-smart technologies

Latest - About Us | A new report by the International Trade Centre (ITC) presents pathways to make these technologies affordable and available to farmers, boosting their resilience to climate change.


Canada, Next Policy Framework (NPF 2023-2028)

Latest - About Us | The Next Policy Framework (NPF) is a five-year (2023–2028) investment by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) governments to strengthen and grow Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector. It will replace the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), which ends March 31, 2023.


Ceres2030: Stocktaking and Brainstorming on Future Action and Initiatives

Latest - About Us | 14-15 February 2022 | Virtual

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) organized a virtual workshop with the Ceres2030 team to share insights on where the 2020 report “Sustainable Solutions to End Hunger” has taken the donor community, and discuss future directions.


Youth employment and entrepreneurship in sustainable agri-food system transformation in Africa (Seminar)

RuralYouth | 15 February 2022

The GDPRD Thematic Working Group on Rural Youth Employment member GIZ (Global Project on Rural Employment with a Focus on Youth) in partnership with the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) organized a session on “Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Agri-Food System Transformation in Africa” as a side event to the 7th EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF22).


Mining and the Green Energy Transition

Land Governance | A new report by USAID, “Mining and the Green Energy Transition”, emphasizes the critical importance of land use planning, community land rights formalization, and land administration and titling for a sustainable future.


Putting Land High on the International Development Agenda: Developing the State of Land Tenure and Governance Report

Land Governance | 12 January 2021 | Virtual

Led by the Global Donor Working Group on Land (GDWGL) report working group and together with key stakeholders, a virtual workshop was organized at the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) on the development of the State of Land Tenure and Governance Report.


Youth for Climate-Resilient Agriculture Competition (YCRAC)

RuralYouth | Deadline: 5 February 2022 at 11:59 PM (Rome time)

FAO and IAAS (International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences), in collaboration with YPARD (Young Professionals for Young Professionals for Agricultural Development) have launched the Youth for Climate-Resilient Agriculture Competition (YCRAC) to support and promote youth engaged in developing greener and more resilient agrifood systems.