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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.

Trade for Sustainable Development – get connected and be inclusive

Private Sector and Trade | Geneva | Switzerland | July 2017 | The Global Review 2017 of Aid4Trade of the World Trade Organization was succesfully concluded by addressing a great number of trade-related opportunities and limitations.


Developing a basic understanding of domestic land investments

Land Governance | Brussels | Belgium | July 2017 | Domestic investment in land and agriculture is not new, but received until now little attention compared to the phenomenon of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).


Exploring the nexus thinking in SDGs implementation

Agenda 2030 | Bonn | Germany | July 2017 | The implementation of the SDGs will require joint efforts from all stakeholders and approaches that either leverage donors’ expertise in one sector or are designed to impact the interlinkages between SDGs.


Free and fair - Germany's new strategy for Aid for Trade

Private Sector and Trade | Geneva | Switzerland | July 2017 | Trade and market access are appreciated as the ultimate engine for development inducing investments, for creating economic growth and jobs and for providing necessary goods and services.


The new european consensus on development

Agenda 2030 | Brussels | Belgium | June 2017 | The new strategy of the European institutions is the most important measure for the implementation of the Agenda2030 in the European development policy.


FAO Strategy on Climate Change

Climate Change | Rome | Italy | June 2017 The secretariat visited our members in Rome to discuss programmatic and institutional developments concerning climate-resilient agriculture.


Strengthening Mutual Accountability to Achieve CAADP/Malabo Goals and Targets

CAADP | Kampala | Uganda| June 2017 | The 13th CAADP Partnership Platform took place with the objective of increasing awareness on the biennial review and reporting process.


Renewed commitment on indicator for achieving global land tenure security in the SDGs

Land Governance | Bonn | Germany | June 2017 | The Global Donor Working Group on Land released a new Policy Brief reiterating its commitment to ensure the indicators related to global land tenure security remain in SDGs.


Land Tenure Security Monitoring in the SDGs: Leaving No One Behind

Land Governance | Bonn | Germany | June 2017 | The UN-Habitat, World Bank and the Global Land Tool Network host of the Global Land Indicators Initiative in collaboration with the Working Group on Land jointly hosted a side event on Land Tenure Security Monitoring in the SDGs.