Enabling poor rural people
to overcome poverty



How IFAD is scaling up climate smart processes

The primary interface between climate change and agriculture is at the crop-growing stage, but climate hazards also have impacts on later stages of agricultural production, including the storage, processing and market access stages.

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Recepies for Change

Celebrity chef and Masterchef Italia presenter, Carlo Cracco, joins IFAD's Recipes for Change campaign, highlighting the climate threat to food security worldwide.

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Shamba Shape-Up

With the fourth and latest series of Shamba Shape-Up, Kenya's most watched agriculture TV show, IFAD staff have been talking to smallholder farmers about a range of practical issues, from cow care and livestock resilience to climate-change adaption.

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The Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP) channels climate finance to smallholder farmers so they can access the information tools and technologies that help build their resilience to climate change. Launched by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) over a year ago, ASAP has become the largest global financing source dedicated to supporting the adaptation of poor smallholder farmers to climate change. The programme is working in more than thirty developing countries, using climate finance to make rural development programmes more climate-resilient.

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  • Contact information

    • Gernot Laganda
      Climate Change Adaptation Specialist 
      Environment and Climate Division (ECD)
      Tel. +390654592142 
      Email: g.laganda@ifad.org





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