PARM in collaboration with its partners raised the need to foster the exchange of knowledge and bring together the experiences available on Agricultural Risk Management (ARM) in developing countries with the objective to build and develop a more structured collection of good practices and lessons learned on ARM as guidance for policy makers and rural development practitioners to strategically implement and mainstream ARM.
For this purpose, the Platform is organizing an International Workshop on practices and lessons learned for development in Agricultural Risk Management in October 2017 (tbc), at IFAD headquarters in Rome, Italy.
The fourth Steering Committee meeting was held on March 3rd in Paris hosted by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Headquarters Offices in Paris chaired by IFAD.
The PARM Team jointly with NEPAD organised a mission to Niger to follow-up on the PARM/NEPAD, WB and FAO Workshop to build synergies and re-launch activities in the country.
The PARM Team organised its first visit to the country in December 2014 to follow-up on the agricultural risk management process already started with FAO and NEPAD in 2013.
PARM First Advisory Committee Meeting was held via Teleconference on 29th October 2014 from NEPAD HQ in Johannesburg, bringing together knowledge and cooperation partners, private sector, regional economic communities (RECs) and farmer organizations.