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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.

Multi-stakeholder collaboration: Tackling food security issues in the context of climate change

Agenda 2030 | Bonn, Germany | 9 October 2019

An expert talk with Dr. Shenggen Fan (IFPRI) and Matin Quaim (University of Göttingen) looked at the challenges of achieving food security in times of climate change and discussed which role mult-stakeholder collaboration can take to overcome them.


Ready to deliver innovation and impact on the road to 2030 - IFAD to become new host of the Platform’s Secretariat

Latest - About Us | Bonn and Rome | 23 October 2019. The Board of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development is pleased to announce that the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), per a decision by its Executive Management Committee, has agreed to host the Platform’s Secretariat starting January 1st, 2020.


G7 Framework on decent job creation for rural youth in the Sahel

RuralYouth | 24-26 August 2019 | Biarritz, France 

The fight against inequality was at the heart of the discussions at the G7 Summit that took place in Biarritz, France from 24-26 August 2019



The Global Donor Platform is launching the autumn 2019 webinar series

General | 28 Aug 2019

The Global Donor Platform’s autumn 2019 webinar series, to be launched on 10th September, is a series of four webinars that cover a wide range of topics, from rural producer agency and agricultural value chains to climate-smart-agriculture (CSA) and youth network in Africa.


The 5th Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum: Empowering African Entrepreneurs

RuralYouth | 26-27 July 2019 | Abuja, Nigeria

On 26 July 2019, Abuja, Nigeria saw the largest gathering of Africa’s entrepreneurs from across various sectors in a two-day event organized by the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF).


IFAD's 2019 Rural Development Report- Creating Opportunities For Rural Youth

RuralYouth | July 2019

IFAD has recently released its latest Rural Development Report. The report titled Creating opportunities for rural youth”.


Africa Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) 2019 – Investing in young agripreneurs to open a new chapter in Africa’s development

RuralYouth | 24-28 June 2019 | Cape Town, South Africa

Over 200 participants gathered in Cape Town, South Africa for the Africa Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) under the “Climate Smart Agriculture: Business and Employment Opportunities for Africa’s Youth”.


The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) 2019

Agenda 2030 | 15 July 2019 | New York City, USA

FAO’s 2019 report on Food Security and Nutrition in the World is out, stating that the world is not on track to meet the global nutrition targets by 2030.


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.