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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.

African Union continues with CFTA negotiations

Online | 12 Aug 2016 | Topics discussed included the rules of procedure for the CFTA negotiating institutions, the guiding principles and the modalities for the CFTA negotiations, the work plan for the CFTA-NF, as well as the terms of reference for the technical working groups.

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Grow Africa Investment Forum calls for business-government partnerships

Kigali | Rwanda | 18 May 2016 | On 10 and 11 May, Rwanda hosted the annual Grow Africa Investment Forum in Kigali. The event brought together over 250 representatives from business and development organisations who share a commitment to driving inclusive and responsible investments into African agriculture.

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Agriculture in the WTO ministerial negotiations in Nairobi

Nairobi | Kenya | 18 Apr 2016 | Developing countries submitted proposals on a new agricultural safeguard and on public food stockholding, whereas a number of members from developed countries rather focused on negotiating agricultural export subsidies to secure an agreement on export competition.

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Advancing Regional Agro-Food Value Chains in Africa

Accra | Ghana | 11 Apr 2016 | Back to back with the 12th CAADP partnership platform, the African Union, Global Affairs Canada and UNDP convened an experience sharing workshop with Development Partners, Private sector, REC’s and UNDP regional agro-food value chain projects.

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GFFA and G20 highlight the role of agriculture in achieving food security

Berlin | Germany | 16 Jun 2016 |The Agriculture ministries of G20 and the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) reaffirmed the role of agriculture and rural development in achieving food security.

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