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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.

Grow Africa Investment Forum calls for business-government partnerships

Private Sector and Trade | 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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DFID’s LEGEND report reviews progress on VGGT implementation in the last 4 years

Land Governance | London | Great Britain | 12 May 2016 | DFID’s LEGEND flagship programme launched a comprehensive “State of the debate” report on land governance.

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Agriculture in the WTO ministerial negotiations in Nairobi

Private Sector and Trade | 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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Walking the talk of the CAADP framework and Malabo declaration

CAADP | Accra | Ghana| 12 Apr 2016 | The 12th CAADP Partnership Platform took place with the objective of “walking the talk” of the CAADP framework, the Malabo declaration and Agenda 2063.

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Advancing Regional Agro-Food Value Chains in Africa

Private Sector and Trade | 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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Financing to catalyse private sector investments in climate-smart agriculture

Climate Change | Online | 11 Apr 2016 |The IADB launched an initiative Climate-Smart Agriculture Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean to facilitate finance while promoting climate resilience.

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Land policy at the center of territorial development and governance

Land Governance | Paris | France | 29 March 2016 | The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the French Development Agency set up the Land Tenure and Development Technical Committee back in 1996.

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BMZ takes over presidency of the CAADP-Development Partners Task Team (DPTT)

CAADP | Bonn | Germany| 29 Feb 2016 | The presidency of the CAADP DPTT has been taken over by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ) as of January 1st, 2016.

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

General | 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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