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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.

Roundtable on rural transformation

Agenda 2030 | Rome | Italy | Oct 2016 | The Global Donor Platform, upon invitation of the Italian Agency for International Development, organised a Round Table on rural transformation


The future of donor programmes in rural development

Agenda 2030 | Bonn | Germany | Sep 2016 | The idea behind Agenda 2030 of developing an integrated framework that is universal has resulted in a very comprehensive but complex agenda.


African Union continues with CFTA negotiations

Private Sector and Trade | Online | Aug 2016 | Topics discussed included the rules of procedure for the CFTA negotiating institutions, the guiding principles and the modalities for the CFTA negotiations, the work plan for the CFTA-NF, as well as the terms of reference for the technical working groups.


Platform hosts virtual briefing on nutrition sensitive agriculture

Nutrition | Bonn | Germany | July 2016 | The webinar examines the state of the art in nutrition-sensitive agriculture both from a conceptual point of view and regarding its translation into practice.


Biofortification pioneers win 2016 World Food Prize

Nutrition | Washington D.C. |United States | July 2016 | The World Food Prize 2016 was awarded to four extraordinary laureates - Drs. Maria Andrade, Robert Mwanga, Jan Low and Howarth Bouis.


Accounting standard and roadmap to fight food loss and waste

Nutrition | Bonn |Germany |  June 2016 | The standard addresses key challenges and identifies gaps in the methodologies to measure and quantify global food loss. It provides some guidance and requirements for better coordination and coherence amongst policies and strategies to limit Food Loss and Waste.


The SUN movement: Combining efforts to end hunger and malnutrition

Nutrition | Bonn |Germany |  June 2016 | Individual, isolated measures are not enough to eradicate hunger world-wide. Rather, a collective approach is required; an approach that is driven and owned by countries and combines efforts across different sectors and at all levels.


Interactive map shows climate change’s effects on food security

Climate Change | Online | June 2016 |Most vulnerable are rural populations that depend on agriculture, the ones that also produce the majority of food supply for their countries and the world.


Newsletter CAADP DPCG June 2016

CAADP | Pretoria | South Africa | June 2016 | The DPCG Secretariat intends to spread information on the main discussion points on CAADP support to a wider range of relevant stakeholders.