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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.

Capitalizing and disseminating impact of VGGT implementation in Africa

Land Governance | 29 November 2019 | Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Experiences from several African countries in implementing the VGGTs were shared at the 2019 Conference on Land Policy in Africa


2019 Conference on Land Policy in Africa: Securing Effective Land Tenure Necessary for Africa’s Development

Land Governance | 25 November 2019 | Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The 2019 Conference on Land Policy in Africa focused on combating corruption in the land sector and sustainable pathways for Africa’s transformation


A big “YES” to youth entrepreneurship and self-employment

RuralYouth | 20  November 2019 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

On 20 November, the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia hosted the second edition oftThe Youth Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Forum (YES! Forum). Several hundred young entrepreneurs and agripreneurs from all over Africa had followed the invitation.


Creating employment opportunities for rural youth: Building on IFAD’s 2019 Rural Development Report

RuralYouth | Berlin, Germany | 21 October 2019

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) organised a joint event on 21 October in Berlin to build on IFAD’s 2019 Rural Development Report - Creating employment opportunities for rural youth.


A Ceres2030 perspective: Reducing Post-Harvest Losses in Agriculture

Agenda 2030 | Rome, Italy | 15 October 2019

Reducing food waste and loss are long-standing challenges undermining efforts to end hunger, improve farmer incomes, and promote sustainable production and consumption. A Ceres2030 side-event informed about the progress of their research in this important area.


A Digital Council to solve the world's food problems

Agenda 2030 | Rome, Italy | 18 October 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is currently to develop a concept for a Digital Council. A side event informed on the background and goal of this process and provided information on the progress made so far.


SOFA 2019: Moving forward on food loss and waste reduction

Agenda 2030 | Rome, Italy | 18 October, 2019

The The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2019 report offers guidance on policy and interventions to reduce food loss and waste even in the face of the limited information available.


Rural Youth – a theme resonating well at CFS46

RuralYouth | The topic of rural youth was prominently featured this year at CFS 46 with a large number of youth delegates engaged in different side events and participating in different plenary sessions during the week.


Storytelling in land governance: From indigenous perspective to common view

Land Governance | 17 October 2019 | Rome, Italy

A side event by George Washington University, Planet Forward, International Land Coalition (ILC), World Rural Forum together with IFAD focused on the need of a people-centered land governance to end hunger and nutritional food insecurity.