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Working group on Agroecology

The Agri-PDB platform organised on December 14th and 15th a working-group dedicated to the question “How committed are agri-PDBs to agroecology?” in response to the demand identified in the Platform's survey. The second step of this working group will take place during the second quarter of 2024.

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What is Agri-PDB?

Agri-PDB is a platform that aims to foster dialogue and collaboration among agricultural policy and development banks (agri-PDBs) to enhance the effectiveness and impact of their operations. The platform serves as a space for sharing knowledge, best practices, and innovative solutions to address the challenges faced by the agricultural sector.

The Working Group on Agroecology

The working group organized by the Agri-PDB platform sought to explore the level of commitment of agri-PDBs to agroecology. During the two-day session, participants discussed and analyzed the current practices, policies, and initiatives related to agroecology within the agri-PDBs.

Key Objectives:

  • Assess the current level of commitment to agroecology among agri-PDBs.
  • Identify challenges and opportunities for promoting agroecology within the sector.
  • Share best practices and innovative approaches to integrate agroecology into agricultural financing and development.

Future Steps

The second step of this working group is scheduled to take place during the second quarter of 2024. This upcoming session will delve deeper into the findings and discussions from the initial meeting, focusing on developing strategies and action plans to strengthen the commitment to agroecology among agri-PDBs.

The working group organized by the Agri-PDB platform on agroecology commitment reflects the increasing recognition of agroecology as a key approach to sustainable agriculture. By fostering dialogue and collaboration among agri-PDBs, the platform aims to drive positive change and innovation in the agricultural sector. Stay tuned for the next session of the working group in 2024 to learn more about the strategies and initiatives being developed to promote agroecology within the agri-PDBs and the broader agricultural community.