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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.

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.


Land Tenure and Sustainable Agri-food Systems Report

Land Governance | This policy document on land tenure and sustainable agri-food systems is a collaboration between the ILC, FAO and GLTN, with support from the GDPRD. The report stresses the critical importance of land access and land tenure for more sustainable agri-food production and consumption systems.


Supporting Country-Level Food Systems Transformation Pathways: What Can Donors Do Differently?

Latest - About Us | 21 December 2021 | Virtual

The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) organized a virtual round table that explored the actions donors can take to assist countries in their national pathways for food systems transformation.


Why is rural youth employment key to shaping sustainable food systems?

RuralYouth | 16 December 2021 | Virtual

Youth are the main actors in shaping a sustainable food system transformation and rural youth employment has direct links to a broad spectrum of thematic areas in development cooperation. This makes it one of the keys to achieving the SDGs, in particular SDG2.

Group Co-Chairs explain the issue and illustrate how diverse members come together to unlock the topic’s equally diverse potentials.


Improving access to land for youth: Tools and practical experiences

General | 6 December 2021

Jointly organized by the Platform’s Thematic Working Groups on Rural Youth Employment and on Land Governance, as part of the GIZ LandHub Conference


European Commission, Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF 2023-2027)

Latest - About Us | On 2 December, 2021, the agreement on reform of the common agricultural policy (CAP) was formally adopted. The new legislation, which is due to begin in 2023, paves the way for a fairer, greener and more performance-based CAP.


OECD, Development in agricultural policy and support

Latest - About Us | This Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2021 report provides up-to-date monitoring and evaluation of agricultural policies across countries from all six continents, including the 38 OECD countries and the five non-OECD EU Member States, and eleven emerging and developing economies: Argentina, Brazil, People’s Republic of China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, the Philippines, the Russian Federation, South Africa, Ukraine and Viet Nam.


Securing Land Rights is the Best Way to Fight Environmental Decay

Land Governance | 29 September 2021 | Virtual

“To be clear, we will not be successful in meeting our ambitious conservation and climate goals without ensuring that indigenous communities are at the table and helping light the path”

– U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland