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// About the Platform

Global situation
One billion people are hungry and numbers are rising Most poor people spend 70% of their income on food and prices are expected to stay high To feed everyone in 2050, food production has to increase by 70% Climate change challenges the required food production increases

Action needed
Substantial public and private investment in agriculture is necessary to trigger growth in developing countries and benefit the poorest

Platform members network together

Advocating for additional investment in agriculture and rural development
Global Donor Platform for Rural Development

Engaging in the aid effectiveness process, promoting the Paris principles

Exchange know-how and inform each other to avoid duplication of efforts

Tackling rural poverty together