To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a new episode of IFAD's online series is released. In this episode Philip Erick Otieno, the Executive Director of Men for Gender Equality Now argues for the importance of enlisting men in the support for gender justice.
On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, IFAD highlights the link between rural women, violence and food security.
As IFAD commemorates a 30-year partnership with El Salvador during 'IFAD Week' – we look at the challenges and opportunities faced by rural youth in the country.Read more
Land & Water Days
Understanding the close link between access to land and water is key to helping smallholder farmers adapt to climate change.Read more
IFAD's online video series presents new thinking on small-scale farming. In this talk, Clare Bishop Sambrook discusses how the motivation from a shared vision can transform gender inequality in poor rural households while also improving agricultural productivity. Read more
INDIGENOUS TERRA MADRE 2015
Listening to indigenous communities is key to preserving biodiversity and the environment, says IFAD expert. Read more
Sign IFAD's petition asking country negotiators to ensure that any climate change agreement made at COP21 does not leave out smallholder farmers.Read more
Smallholder farmers are on the frontline of climate change. They are already feeling its drastic effects and the increases in climate shocks such as drought, extreme heat, sea level rise and floods are effecting livelihoods and yields. Read more