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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.

Uni Helsinki research on adolescent girls in Mozambique

Nutrition | Helsinki | Finland | Mar 2017 | In developing countries, children and women suffer the most from hunger and adverse effects of malnutrition. It has been estimated that maternal and child undernutrition is the underlying cause of more than 3 million child deaths yearly.


ICTs importance for implementing the SDGs

Agenda 2030 | Bonn| Germany| Mar 2017 | Donors are focusing efforts on the use of information and communications technology to support the implementation of the SDGs and transfer the advantages to the most vulnerable.


Learning Journey Urban, Peri-Urban Development Dynamics

Agenda 2030 | Bern | Switzerland | Feb 2017 | SDC is announcing an exciting learning journey on "Urban, Peri-Urban Development Dynamics". SDC recognised that urban and peri-urban development is becoming increasinlgy important in view of the global trends of an "urbanized world".


HarvestPlus selected as 2017 Launch Food Innovator

Nutrition | Washington D.C. | United States | Feb 2017 | One of the most active members of the nutrition work stream of the Platform was recognised for its pioneering work in making staple food crops more nutritious and available to rural communities around the world.


AfDB develops a strategy for Africa's agricultural transformation

Agenda 2030 | Bonn | Germany | Jan 2017 | In 2016 the African Development Bank approved of its new agricultural transformation strategy “Feed Africa: Strategy for Agricultural Transformation in Africa, 2016-2025”.


Implications of Agenda 2030 for Rural Development

Agenda 2030 | Bonn | Germany | Jan 2017 |The Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development, the replacement of the MDGs by the SDGs and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change created a new framework for development policy – Agenda2030.


Ensuring nutritious diets in a climate constrained world

Nutrition | Rome | Italy | Nov 2016 | The growing threat of climate change highlights the need to make investments in food security and nutrition smarter with focus on production and consumption.


Evaluating the impact of land governance projects

Land Governance | Rome | Italy | Oct 2016 | Governments all over the world, as well development agencies, financial institutions and others are investing significant resources in land governance.


Policies for Effective Rural Transformation, Agricultural and Food System Transition

Agenda 2030 | Rome | Italy | Oct 2016 | Members of the Platform invited to a side-event at the CFS named “Policies for Effective Rural Transformation, Agricultural and Food System Transition”.