Publications About us [ID: 165]


The publications section offers a topic specific overview of the latest publications by international research organisations, civil society and academia, but also by the members and partners of the Platform.

Annual Report 2021

Our Year in Review, “Catalysing Systemic Change for Rural Development and Food Systems Transformation” text


A Multi-Billion-Dollar Opportunity: Repurposing Agricultural Support to Transform Food Systems

This report, launched by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) finds that 87% of current support to agricultural producers, approximately USD 540 billion per year, include measures that are often inefficient, inequitable, distort food prices, hurt people’s health, and degrade the environment. This report provides evidence on the benefits of repurposing negative agricultural support rather than eliminating it altogether.


Transforming Food Systems: Directions for Enhancing the Catalytic Role of Donors

Transforming Food Systems: Directions for Enhancing the Catalytic Role of Donorsprovides global donors with options to transform our food systems, to make them more resilient and sustainable. Clear directions under seven action areas charts the ways in which donors can follow up on the United Nations Food Systems Summit and accelerate progress towards the SDGs and Agenda 2030.


Land Tenure and Sustainable Agri-food Systems Report

This policy document on land tenure and sustainable agri-food systems is a collaboration between the ILC, FAO and GLTN, with support from the GDPRD. The report stresses the critical importance of land access and land tenure for more sustainable agri-food production and consumption systems. 


Report on Donor Contributions to Food Systems

“Donor contributions to food systems” provides a mapping of the patterns and scale of food systems-related funding and an assessment of the extent donors are embracing a food system framing and aligning their investments to the UN Food Systems Summit Action Tracks.


Global Donor Platform Annual Report 2020

In 2020, the Platform continued to play a more effective and strategic influencing role in response to the shifting development agenda under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the related changing donor landscape. The year was marked by some key achievements.