Webinars [ID: 72]

Webinars

The webinars explore operational examples and experiences of project implementation. Participants and presenters exchange about initiatives on the ground and discuss topic specific agriculture and rural development issues.

Webinar: Bridging the Gap on Land Governance and Tenure along the Urban-Rural Continuum

26 July 2018 The main objective of the Webinar is to review critical land governance and tenure security challenges arising in peri-urban areas during the transformation from rural to urban, to guide policy and land administration interventions.

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Tapping on agriculture and climate resources to finance women farmers

02 Nov 2017 |Ahead of the UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn, the Donor Platform invited different ARD practitioners to a webinar to learn and discuss about a recent Oxfam report on finance to women farmers.

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Assessing gender-responsiveness in agricultural programms

13 Sept 2017 |The gender workstream of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development commissioned a study to explore how gender equality and women's economic empowerment are refelcted in agricultural projects.

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Youth and Agriculture, What should donors know?

15 Nov 2016 |Youth unemployment is a critical challenge in developing nations. Within rural areas, the participation of youth in agriculture is declining due to the increased number of young people moving to seek opportunities in the cities. Few young people envision their future in agriculture and in rural areas, partly because farming has an undesirable image of laborious work and poor returns.

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Lorenzo Cotula on land rights and investment treaties

15 Sep 2016 With the growing concerns about land grabbing for large scale-based investments, an increasing number of donors and researches are trying learn more about how certain mechanisms in development cooperation may affect peoples’ rights to land.

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Jim Woodhill on realising the promise of inclusive agribusiness

10 Aug 2016 |Inclusive agribusiness is one perspective from which to view transformations in the agriculture and food sectors, and one which is gaining a lot of support amongst donors, as well as private sector groups in recent years.

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ValueLinks 2.0 – concentrating on business models

26 Jul 2016 |ValueLinks is the name given to a systematic compilation of action-oriented methods for promoting economic development with a value chain perspective. The manual is used to enhance employment and business income of micro and small-sized enterprises and farmers by promoting the value chains they are involved in.

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Platform discussion - Financing and economic empowerment scenarios for women in agriculture

14 Dec 2015 |Year after year, the rhetoric on gender equality has gained recognition, however the financial backing it has received has not matched the height of the talk. Financing for gender equality is the means to ensure that women’s needs are met in development planning.

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Tanja Havemann and Rory Nightingale on how to link farmers to markets

18 May 2015 |The current lack of transparency in agricultural value chains in the East African Community has largely obscured farmers from knowledge of the actual market prices, which has allowed intermediaries to capture majority of the profits made.

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