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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.

The importance of Ukraine and the Russian Federation for global agricultural markets and the risks associated with the current conflict

General | The Russian Federation and Ukraine are among the most important producers of agricultural commodities in the world. The FAO Information Note explains how this concentration could expose these markets to increased vulnerability to shocks and volatility.


Policy Brief: Achieving the G7 Elmau commitment in the context of the covid-19 pandemic and climate change

General | This Ceres2030 paper provides policy options for what the G7 can do based on the evidence and research consensus on how much and what action to take—and where to take it—to achieve the Elmau commitment by 2030, while at the same time improving incomes of the poorest and protecting the climate. 


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.