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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.

Agriculture and Climate-Smart Approaches Gain Prominence at COP24

Climate Change | Katowice| Poland| 2-14 December 2018

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) in Katowice, Poland continued the work of last year’s COP regarding agriculture’s role in climate change adaptation and mitigation. The conference saw the inauguration of the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA) that focuses on addressing approaches to food security, the vulnerability of agriculture to climate change, and how to mitigate agriculture’s contribution to climate change. 

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Global Forum for Food and Agriculture: The future of agriculture is digital

RuralYouth | 17-19 January | Berlin, Germany

The eighth Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) took place in Berlin, Germany from 17 – 19 January 2019. A record number of national delegations and international organisations accepted the federal minister’s invitation for the International Conference of Agriculture Ministers. One major subject of the conference was the global digitalisation in agriculture.

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Global Forum for Food and Agriculture: The future of agriculture is digital

Agenda 2030 | 17-19 January | Berlin, Germany

The eighth Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) took place in Berlin, Germany from 17 – 19 January 2019. A record number of national delegations and international organisations accepted the federal minister’s invitation for the International Conference of Agriculture Ministers. One major subject of the conference was the global digitalisation in agriculture.

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Ceres2030: Bridging the gap between research and policy-making

Agenda 2030 | Bonn| Germany| 17 December 2018

Ceres2030 has the ambitious goal of achieving a global consensus on the most effective ways to sustainably end hunger. On its recent meeting in Bonn, the initiative has formed a global advisory board of 20 agriculture and economic experts to identify key knowledge gaps that need to be filled for achieving a world without hunger.

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Better aligning agriculture and aid for trade

Private Sector and Trade | 19 December 2018

Agriculture and aid for trade (AfT) are two key areas of development cooperation that share many synergies and seek similar or the same development objectives; however, there is a lack of coordination between the two areas. A new study released by the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development looks ways to bridge this gap.

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Global Landscapes Forum 2018: Young people are key to landscape restoration

Agenda 2030 | 1-2 December 2018 | Bonn, Germany

On 1-2 December 2018, more than 1,000 representatives of government, international, non-governmental and indigenous organizations, activists, finance, private sector, youth, scientists and media came together gathered in Bonn, Germany at the occasion of the Global Landscape Forum (GLF), to connect, learn and share ideas and experiences on how to move from commitment to action towards reaching sustainable landscapes. One Discussion Forum focused on the role of young people.

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Generation matters: Brussels Briefing n. 53 on the Role of Young Farmers

RuralYouth | 20 November 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

Rural youth was the focus of Brussels Policy Briefing n. 53, which was held on 20 November 2018 on invitation by CTA, ACP Secretariat, the EU and Concord, the European confederation for relief and development.

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Generation matters: Brussels Briefing n. 53 on the Role of Young Farmers

Agenda 2030 | 20 November 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

Rural youth was the focus of Brussels Policy Briefing n. 53, which was held on 20 November 2018 on invitation by CTA, ACP Secretariat, the EU and Concord, the European confederation for relief and development.

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What was heard about private sector and inclusive agribusiness in CFS45

Private Sector and Trade | Rome | Italy | 15-19 Oct 2018

At CFS45 many sessions revolved around themes agribusiness, sustainable finance for small and medium-size enterprises, diversifying markets for small-scale farmers or public-private partnerships. The Secretariat of the Global Donor Platform was on the spot and captured some interesting experiences and recurring messages.

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