Publications [ID: 146]

Publications

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.

Economic empowerment of african women through equitable participation in value chains

This report will help to identify areas that the African Development Bank (AfDB) and its partners could target to empower women economically through agriculture as the Bank implements its Gender Strategy 2014-2018.

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Platform's Strategic Plan 2016-2020

Championing the transformation of agriculture, food systems and rural livelihoods constitutes in short the mission of the GDPRD to contribute to the vision of prosperous rural communities.

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Platform Annual Report

In 2016, the Platform raised its profile in the international fora on agriculture and rural development during the first year of SDG implementation as called for in its newly approved Strategic Plan 2016-2020.

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Inclusive Agribusiness: The State of Play

An inclusive business benefits poor producers and/or consumers by providing access to markets, services and products in ways that improve their livelihoods, while at the same time being a profitable commercial venture.

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Systematic Land Registration in rural areas of lao PDR

The publication systematically summarises the years of experience gathered from various activities in support to the development of standardised system for systematic land registration in rural areas of Lao PDR.

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The economic lives of smallholder farmers

This FAO report sheds light on the economic dimension of rural livelihoods. They have limited access to markets, services and often suffer hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity.

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Land Deal Dilemmas: Grievances, human rights, and investor protections

The UK Department for International Development and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment published a report on land-based investments and the dilemmas they present to local communities and host governments.

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Rural Development Report 2016: Fostering inclusive rural transformation

Several major trends of development have framed the pace and direction of rural development. To meet these challenges and use the opportunities, the rural areas need to transform rapidly and inclusively.

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Agricultural Sector in the intended nationally determined contributions

FAO has released two reports that analyse the connection between climate change and agriculture - focusing on weather disasters and analysing the role of agriculture in mitigation and adaptation efforts.

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