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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.

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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Working towards food security, moving away from silo-thinking

Agenda 2030 | Rome | Italy | 15-19 Oct 2018

Highlighting partnerships and food systems at CFS45 to work towards food security and moving away from silo-thinking: several of the side events organised by members of the Global Donor Platform revolved around partnerships and food system approaches. Learn more about some of the highlights.

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From Gender Responsive to Gender Transformative: Combating Climate Change with Gender Strategies

Gender | Rome | Italy | 17 Oct 2018

Case studies from around the world show that both climate resilience and rural development benefit when women take in a stronger role. A side event at CFS45 on October 2018 gave examples why it is important to strengthen the role of women to increase resilience to climate change.

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More data, better governance of land tenure?

Land Governance | Rome | Italy | 18 Oct 2018

In the last five years, significant steps have been taken to put land tenure security as a priority in global policy frameworks, but also in implementation plans. A side event at CFS45, organised by Global Donor Working Group on Land together with other key players, took stock of progress.  

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CFS Stakeholder Feedback on Critical and Emerging Issues in Food Security & Nutrition

Agenda 2030 | Rome | Italy | 15 Oct 2018

The fifth plenary session at CFS45 was dedicated to hearing CFS stakeholders’ views and suggested potential issues on critical and emerging issues in the field of food security and nutrition for CFS to address in the future. The debate was lively. 

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