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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.

Platform hosts virtual briefing on nutrition sensitive agriculture

Nutrition | Bonn | Germany | 11 Jul 2016 | The webinar examines the state of the art in nutrition-sensitive agriculture both from a conceptual point of view and regarding its translation into practice.


Biofortification pioneers win 2016 World Food Prize

Nutrition | Washington |United States | 5 Jul 2016 | The World Food Prize 2016 was awarded to four extraordinary laureates - Drs. Maria Andrade, Robert Mwanga, Jan Low and Howarth Bouis.


The SUN movement: Combining efforts to end hunger and malnutrition

Nutrition | Bonn |Germany | 24 Jun 2016 | Individual, isolated measures are not enough to eradicate hunger world-wide. Rather, a collective approach is required; an approach that is driven and owned by countries and combines efforts across different sectors and at all levels.


Interactive map shows climate change’s effects on food security

Climate Change | Online | 1 Jun 2016 |Most vulnerable are rural populations that depend on agriculture, the ones that also produce the majority of food supply for their countries and the world.


Newsletter CAADP DPCG June 2016

CAADP | Pretoria | South Africa | 1 Jun 2016 | The DPCG Secretariat intends to spread information on the main discussion points on CAADP support to a wider range of relevant stakeholders.


Accounting standard and roadmap to fight food loss and waste

Nutrition | Bonn |Germany | 20 Jun 2016 | The standard addresses key challenges and identifies gaps in the methodologies to measure and quantify global food loss. It provides some guidance and requirements for better coordination and coherence amongst policies and strategies to limit Food Loss and Waste.


G7 - key challenges to agriculture and accountability report on land commitments

Land Governance | Ise Shima | Japan | 30 May 2016 | G7 agricultural ministers met ahead of the 2016 G7 meeting in Ise-Shima Japan. The ministers recognised the successful placing of food security issues on the international agenda in the previous year.


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.


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.