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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.

COVID – 19 and Global Food Security Implications

Agenda 2030 | 7 April 2020 | Virtual Meeting

A virtual meeting convened by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and Cornell University and aimed to look at what can be learned, what trends are to be expected, and what is still unknown regarding the pandemic. The meeting also discussed the implications of COVID-19 for agriculture and food systems, now and into the future.


Ceres2030: What works to end hunger?

Agenda 2030 | 26 February 2020 | Berlin, Germany

A dialogue with development practitioners on Ceres2030’s eight evidence syntheses aimed at identifying the best interventions and entry points to achieve SDG2 and a deep dive in the economic costing model to estimate how much it will cost.


Building a Common Narrative on SDG2: The Road to the Food Systems Summit

Agenda 2030 | 20 January 2020 |Berlin, Germany

On the occasion of the 2020 International Green Week in Berlin, Germany the SDG2 Roadmap Group initiated an informal meeting with a diverse group of stakeholders on 20 January 2020 to discuss the road to the Food Systems Summit in New York in 2021, exploring what must constitute a common narrative, building vision and alliance for achieving the SDG2 objective of zero-hunger.


Trade and invest in one Africa: The 2019 World Export and Development Forum

RuralYouth | 20 November 2019 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 2019 World Export Development Forum assembled more than 1,000 business leaders, policy makers, and young entrepreneurs. The Forum focused on women and youth through a SheTrades global event and the Youth Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment (YES!) Forum, a unique platform for youth entrepreneurship and self-employment.


Rural youth and decent jobs creation in food systems: The youthful future of African agribusiness

RuralYouth | 19 November 2019 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

“Rural youth and decent jobs creation in food systems" - a side event of the Global Donor Platform's Thematic Working Group on Rural Youth brought together young agripreneurs from Africa as well as donors and repüresentatives of implementing organisations.


Building the next generation of African experts in land governance

Land Governance | 28 November 2019 | Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

A short-term course on “The Political Economy of Land Governance in Africa" targeting young land professionals


Young Africans at the forefront of land governance research

Land Governance | 28 November 2019 | Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Underlining youth's significant contributions to national and regional efforts to address land governance related issues in Africa in the field of research


Complexities and Progress in Securing Land Tenure for Women and Marginalized Groups in Africa

Land Governance | 29 November | Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The 2019 Conference on Land Policy in Africa recognized that securing land tenure for women is a must



Capitalizing and disseminating impact of VGGT implementation in Africa

Land Governance | 29 November 2019 | Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Experiences from several African countries in implementing the VGGTs were shared at the 2019 Conference on Land Policy in Africa