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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

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