Development policy

The UN “Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights” will celebrate their tenth anniversary in 2021. At the start of June 2020, a group of five experts launched global consultations on the binding implementation of…

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The spread of COVID-19, and the range of policy responses to contain the pandemic, exert wide-ranging effects on agri-food systems and livelihoods. The ‘COVID-19 Policy Response (CPR) Portal’ of the International Food…

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Welthungerhilfe and terre des hommes in their annual "Compass 2020: Report on the Reality of German Development Policy" warn that the coronavirus crisis is devastating for the poorest countries.

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A new database by FAO maps current official decisions being taken around the world to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food and agricultural systems.

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Many developing countries could achieve more progress by making use of their comparative advantages to enter the world market, says former World Bank Chief Economist Justin Yifu Lin. Africa in particular could benefit…

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Founded in 2018 by the European Union (EU), the Task Force Rural Africa held a workshop at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture in Berlin, Germany, to present their work and focus themes to examine and provide…

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The World Bank published the 16th edition of the “Doing Business Report 2019” comparing 190 economies with regard to regulations and business development.

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Africa's agriculture has the potential to become the driving force of the continent’s development, according to a study by Berlin Institute.

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The report argues that Africa needs more coherent development strategies that prioritise improved public action in order to stand up to the challenges of growth, jobs and inequalities prompted by the continent's…

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Development policy

The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN) was launched in 2012 by the G8 countries, ten African countries, the private sector and NGOs. The results achieved so far have been evaluated in a Synthesis Report…

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