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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.

COP 21 – the future of agriculture and food security

Climate Change | Online | 12 Jan 2016 |The Paris Agreement opened new windows of opportunity for food security and farming to be jointly addressed by the global community.

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A new way to measure women’s empowerment in agriculture

Gender | Bonn | Germany | 1 Oct 2015 |IFPRI released an innovative measurement tool that directly captures women’s empowerment and inclusion in agriculture through household interviews.

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GIZ fact sheets on gender and rural development

Gender | Bonn | Germany | 11 Jun 2015 |Women are responsible for meeting the basic needs of their families and play a key role in the subsequent processing and sale of agricultural products.

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Platform members bring attention to rural women

Gender | Bonn | Germany | 29 Apr 2015 |While marking 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Members focused on gender in agriculture and the importance of gender disaggregated data.

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Session__ What does women's empowerment look like in real food systems and nutrition cases?

Gender | Florence | Italy | 05 Jan 2015 |SDGs were agreed upon in September 2015 and with the specific target 5.5 on women’s full and effective participation and leadership at all levels of decision-making, there is a real chance to change the status quo.

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