International Day of Biological Diversity
The theme for this year's International Day of Biological Diversity highlights the important contribution biodiversity makes to sustainable development and particularly to smallholder farmer food production systems in rural areas in developing countries.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES 2015
IFAD is hosting a special event on International Day of Families, highlighting the benefits of using its innovative technique known as Household Methodologies (HHMs) that addresses gender inequalities and underlying causes of low productivity.
EXPO MILANO 2015
The universal exposition running in Milan from May through October fosters a dialogue about global challenges involving nutrition and natural resources that are key for IFAD and its UN partners.
IFAD's online video series presents new thinking on small-scale farming. The latest talk features Nicole Mason, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University discussing fertilizer subsidies in Africa.
Arab Spatial, an interactive atlas, provides access to information that could help to reduce conflict and increase food security in the Middle East and North Africa.
RECIPES FOR CHANGE
IFAD's Recipes for Change campaign highlights traditional food culture and the threat that climate change poses to key ingredients – such as the onions used to make Poulet Yassa in Senegal.
Rural farmers across East and Southern Africa are very susceptible to climate change and its impacts. IFAD is using climate finance, through its Adaptation to Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP), to promote agricultural techniques and technologies that help protect these small farmers.Read more