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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.

What pathways for farmers in adapting to climate change?

Agenda 2030 | Zurich | Switzerland | 19 June 2019

Representatives from international organisations, donors, private foundations and knowledge institutes met in Zurich to discuss different adaptation pathways that will be needed for different types of farmers amid the pressure to feed a growing world population under rising world temperatures.


Insights into FAO’s and OECD’s youth programmes

RuralYouth | 19 June 2019 | Zurich, Switzerland

Representatives of of FAO and OECD shared findings, experiences and lessons regarding rural youth employment with different donor representatives in a working group meeting back-to-back to Platform's Annual General Assembly 2019.



#DanceforChange - IFAD's virtual petition for rural youth

RuralYouth | 07 June 2019

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is taking an unique approach to drawing the attention of world leaders to invest in young people as a means to end global hunger and poverty.


The rural digital revolution

RuralYouth | 29 May 2019

ICTs could make agriculture a more promising career path for millions of young people given their potential to increase market access, provide weather forecasts and link rural farmers to information networks and other farmer. This is the message of a webinar organised by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) in cooperation with partners.  


60 million small farmers to become climate-proof by 2030

Agenda 2030 | 21 May 2019 | Bonn, Germany

German Development Minister Gerd Müller announced that Germany is to help 60 million small farmers to become climate-proof by 2030. He made this statement on the occasion of a meeting of the Global Adaptation Commission, to which he invited international leaders on 21 May in Bonn.


LAND-at-scale: Scaling up Successful Land Governance Interventions

Land Governance | 3 April 2019 | The Hague, Netherlands

LAND-at-scale aims to strengthen land governance components for women, men, and youth so that they may contribute to structural, just, sustainable, and inclusive change on a large scale in developing countries


A Code of Conduct for Donors to Coordinate at the Country Level

Land Governance | 23 May 2019 | Bonn, Germany

The Global Donor Working Group on Land approved its 'Code of Conduct' for members to coordinate at the country-level, which will help to improve the design and implementation of programmes, as well as strengthen cooperation with stakeholders.


3rd Meeting of the Thematic Working Group on Agriculture, Food Security, and Land Use

Land Governance | Rome | Italy | 16-18 April 2019

The 3rd meeting of the Thematic Working Group met at the FAO in Rome from 16-18 April 2019 to take stock of the progress made so far in supporting NDC implementation in agricultural sectors and in planning the group’s future work plans.