September 2014
The PARM Secretariat fully on board from September 1st 2014 in IFAD Headquarters. The Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM) Secretariat has been fully operational from September 1st with the appointment of its three new team members. Read More...
October 2014
PARM First Advisory Committee Meeting held via Teleconference on 29th October 2014. PARM First Advisory Committee Meeting was held via Teleconference on 29th October 2014 from NEPAD HQ in Johannesburg, bringing together knowledge, private sector, REC, cooperation partners and farmer organizations. Read more…
PARM Steering Committee members meet in South Africa in occasion of the PARM third Steering Committee Meeting on 30th October 2014. The third Steering Committee (SC) meeting was held on October 30th from 9:00 to 17:00 at NEPAD Headquarters Offices in Johannesburg, South Africa chaired by IFAD. Read more…
November 2014
PARM participation to the FARM-D Annual Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Forum for Agriculture Risk Management in Development (FARM-D), a platform supported by the Swiss Government, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and coordinated by the  World Bank’s Agricultural Risk Management Team, has organized its Annual Conference in Johannesburg from Nov. 4 – 6, 2014. The Forum was a great opportunity for raising PARM visibility among the ARM community in Africa. Read more…
PARM activities kicked-off in Ethiopia in occasion of the "Policy Forum on Integrating agriculture and food risk management and innovative financial services".  PARM jointly with AFRACA, NEPAD and FAO co-organized a three day workshop on "Policy Forum on Integrating agriculture and food risk management and innovative financial services" that took place in Addis Ababa on 11-13 November 2014. Read more…
Setting-up Phase in Uganda and Niger.
A PARM-NEPAD joint mission in Uganda and Niger is on-going from December 9 to 18. Read more…
Country profiling exercise in 7 PARM countries.
A country profiling exercise is planned at end of December 2014/ beginning of January 2015. Read More...
Setting-up Phase in Ethiopia.

A country visit to Ethiopia is planned for February 2015 to build on the November Policy Forum outcomes and follow-up on PARM engagement into the Government ARM strategy.
PARM 4th Steering Committee Meeting.

The next SC meeting was agreed to take place on Thursday 26th February 2015 in Europe. Read More...

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