Enabling poor rural people
to overcome poverty



April

Tendencias 21 - 17 April 2014 - La agricultura necesita una nueva revolucion?

Inter Press Service - 16 April 2014 - Q&A: Agriculture Needs a New Revolution?

InforMEA - 16 April 2014 - WDCD 2014 Video message by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President IFAD

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 16 April 2014 - Shajahan for adaptive measures to face climate change impact

IFAD social reporting blog - 16 April 2014 - Stocktaking for improved portfolio: the role of Country Strategic Opportunities Programme (COSOP) Reviews

IRRI News - 16 April 2014 - Vietnam: CURE holds 13th Review, Planning, and SC Meeting

BBC - 16 April 2014 - Teaching photo tagging in rural Uganda

The Daily Star - 16 April 2014 - Bangladesh offers development recipe at Mexico meet

Thomson Reuters - 16 April 2014 - Climate change and desertification a threat to social stability - UN

Inter Press Service - 16 April - OP-ED: Beyond the Street Protests: Youth, Women and Democracy in Latin America

Jeune Afrique - 16 April 2014 - La Banque mondiale lance les 'centres d'excellence africains'

Irish Times - 16 April 2014 - The best incentives for a rural economy that continues to struggle

Inter Press Service - 16 April 2014 - OP-ED: Beyond the Street Protests: Youth, Women and Democracy in Latin America

Jeune Afrique - 16 April 2014 - La Banque mondiale lance les 'centres d'excellence africains'

The Guardian - 16 April 2014 - Nile dam study fails to stem the tide of Egyptian indignation towards Ethiopia

IRIN - 16 April 2014 - Bigger, badder - the challenge of urban disasters

Thomson Reuters - 16 April 2014 - 'Super tax' on remittances to Africa hurts development -thinktank

Ghana News Agency - 16 April 2014 - Scientists plot to defeat cowpea pests

The Guardian - 16 April 2014 - Nile dam study fails to stem the tide of Egyptian indignation towards Ethiopia

San Francisco Chronicle - 15 April 2014 - Is Facebook aiming to be an e-money institution?

PBS - 15 April 2014 - 5 Takeaways From the U.N. Climate Change Report

Mexico World Internet ciudad - 14 April 2014 - El Fida Expone Las Mejores Practicas ...

World News Australia - 14 April 2014 - Rising sea levels threaten farmers' livelihoods in Vietnam

El Nuevo Diario - Republica Dominicana - 14 April 2014 - Agricultura moderniza indicadores de información del sector agropecuario

Office of the President, Taiwan - 14 April 2014 - President Ma meets delegation of ambassadors from diplomatic allies to United Nations Rome-based agencies

Inter Press Service - 14 April 2014 - Q&A: Malawi’s President Banda Confident ‘I Will Win this Election’

IRIN - 14 April 2014 - New US Farm Bill provides hope for food aid reform

ABC Online - 14 April 2014 - The baby makers

Xinhuanet - 14 April 2014 - EU increases assistance in Africa to stop Ebola from expanding

BBC - 14 April 2014 - Casanare drought raises Colombia climate fears

The New York Times - 14 April - The Art of Something for Nothing

Xinhua News Agency - 14 April 2014 - UN deputy chief calls for new global partnership for sustainable development

CBS News - 14 April 2014 - Pope Francis' first year filled with surprises

San Francisco Chronicle - 14 April 2014 - U.N. climate change panel issues dire warning

Project Syndicate - 14 April 2014 - Gurus and Governors

Financial Times - 13 April 2014 - A slippery ladder: 2.8bn people on the brink

BBC - 13 April 2014 - Henry Engelhardt: The boss who likes his staff to have fun

Christian Science Monitor - 13 April 2014 - Wall Street tools can help the world’s poor

Washington Post - 13 April 2014 - Popular abroad, Mexican president sinks in polls at home

Boston Globe - 13 April 2014 - World economy no longer hangs on the US

Zawya.com - 13 April 2014 - Gum Arabic and cereals market

Malawi Voice - 13 April 2014 - All eyes on $1 trillion African agribusiness is set for a huge leap, according to a World Bank report

YoungPFDJ (YPFDJ) - 13 April 2014 - Tangible development: Reinforced partnership

BBC - 13 April 2014 - Guinea-Bissau goes to the polls

The Guardian - 13 April 2014 - Potential collapse of Kariba dam tests disaster preparedness in Zimbabwe

Al Jazeera - 12 April 2014 - Is the World Bank enabling agribusiness land grabs?

Afronline - 11 April 2014 - Which way forward for the BRICs in Africa one year after Durban?

IRIN - 11 April 2014 - Africa’s Top 10 Philanthropists

Thomson Reuters - 11 April 2014 - Up to 50,000 children may die in S. Sudan without urgent help - UN

Reuters - 11 April 2014 - Gold rush threatens West Africa's cocoa future

PBS - 11 April 2014 - UN initiative tackles inequality of educational opportunity around the world

Washington Post - 11 April 2014 - Trying to change the World Bank

Washington Post - 11 April 2014 - Has the Venezuelan government helped or hurt the country's poor?

Xinhua News Agency - 11 April 2014 - Myanmar's preparations for hosting ASEAN summit in full swing

Pacific Islands News Association - 11 April - Your views - PNG, World Bank Sign Agreements to Boost Road Rehabilitation and Rejuvenate Critical Cash Crops

Action Institute Power Blog - 10 April 2014 - How Bitcoin Could Help the World’s Poor

Bangkok Post - 10 April 2014 - IMF's Lagarde: 'bold action needed' for global economy

Xinhua News Agency - 10 April 2014 - Ending poverty requires more than growth: WB

Devex - 10 April 2014 - Transit-oriented development — the future of city planning

New York Times - 10 April 2014 - Dot Earth: It's Time for Africa's Green Revolution, Focused on Corn

Washington Post - 10 April 2014 - 5 reasons you should be following India’s jaw-droppingly enormous elections

Reuters - 10 April 2014 - REUTERS SUMMIT-Africa still rising but must cut poverty, create jobs

Brookings - 10 April 2014 - Top Three African Topics for the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings

CNN - 10 April 2014 - Why Nigerians don't care about their 'new economy'

IFAD social reporting blog - 10 April 2014 - What impact has Rural Financial Services Programme (RFSP) had on the rural finance sector in Uganda?

IFAD social reporting blog - 10 April 2014 - A New Agenda for Africa

Individual.com - 10 April 2014 - Egypt to Offer 60,000 Feddans for Reclamation

AllAfrica.com - 10 April 2014 - LPI Events At World Bank Conference - Talking Land Governance and Partnerships

Ghana News Agency - 10 April 2014 - Minister tells project managers to show results

Foodservice Footprint - 10 April 2014 - Few solutions to a world of problems

Forbes - 9 April 2014 - Bill Gates Encourages Asian Giving

Huffington Post - 9 April 2014 - Women And Girls Are The Power and Potential For Positive Change

Slate.com - 9 April 2014 - Boston Doctors Can Now Prescribe You a Bike

New Europe - 9 April 2014 - 10 years of EU and FAO joint work on agriculture and food security

StarAfrica.com - 9 April 2014 - 14,9 milliards du FIDA pour renforcer la resilience des menages et intensifier l’agriculture au Burkina

CNN - 9 April 2014 - Believe it: Women make less than men

AllAfrica.com - 9 April 2014 - Malawi: President Joyce Banda Speaks Strongly On Investing in Agriculture

Ghana News Agency - 8 April 2014 - World Bank briefs journalists on latest Africa Economics

Washington Post - 8 April 2014 - IMF: World economy is stronger but faces threats

The Huffington Post - 8 April 2014 - Climate Change: The Least We Can Do

Kuwait News Agency - 8 April 2014 - Oxfam criticizes Europe for failing to meet promises on development aid

Reuters - 8 April 2014 - As Vietnam stretches rubber output, risk of price war grows

Arab News - 8 April 2014 - Philippine court approves birth control law

Gulf News - 8 April - Rwanda beacon of hope after genocide

Devex - 8 April 2014 - EU: Let's turn on the light to help Africa prosper

Christian Science Monitor - 8 April 2014 - Six groups empowering women in agriculture

Eritrean News Source - 8 April 2014 - Southern region: Efforts made in collaboration with stakeholders with a view to ensuring food security described effective

Nigeria Sun - 8 April 2014 - Rwanda U.S.$34 Million to Strengthen Post-Harvest Interventions and Resilience to Climate Change

Xinhua News Agency - 8 April 2014 - LatAm countries to jointly fight hunger, poverty

Inter Press Service - 7 April 2014 - Colombia’s Breadbasket Feels the Pinch of Free Trade

FoodTank.org - 7 April 2014 - Indigenous Crop: The Cape Gooseberry, a Hardy and Healthy Fruit Throughout the World

AllAfrica.com - 7 April 2014 - Africa: Effective Land Policy Frameworks Key to Inclusive Investment Models

Arab News - 7 April 2014 - India voters kick off world’s biggest election

Korea Herald - 7 April 2014 - [Joseph E. Stiglitz] Reforming state-market balance in China

Inter Press Service - 7 April 2014 - OP-ED: “Cli-Fi” May Be No Stranger Than Reality

CNN - 7 April 2014 - How this animal kills thousands

Reuters - 7 April 2014 - Drought threatens population in the northwest of Haiti

Farming First - 7 April 2014 - Money Matters for Smallholder Farmers – with Kanayo Nwanze, International Fund for Agricultural Development

New Business ethiopia.com - 7 April 2014 - Rwanda gets loan to strengthen climate resilience

National News Agency Lebanon - 7 April 2014 - Costa Rica leftist easily wins presi

Nigeria Sun - 7 April 2014 - Africa Liberian President Visits IFAD to Discuss Expanding Development of Rural Communities

Climate Change Policy & Practice - 7 April 2014 - CGIAR, FAO, IFAD, World Bank Discuss Implications of IPCC Report on Food Security

Washington Post - 7 April 2014 - Rwandans mark 20th anniversary of genocide amid reminders that justice has yet to be done

El Economista - 6 April 2014 - Proponen acciones en seguridad alimentaria

The Economist - 5 April 2014 - Flower power

Jerome Valcke: 'FIFA is not the UN'- 5 April 2014 - The general secretary of FIFA discusses Brazil's readiness for the World Cup and the criticisms facing Russia and Qatar

Ventures - 5 April 2014 - Giving Back: The Face Of Africa’s New Donors

Al Jazeera - 4 April 2014 - The new shock doctrine: 'Doing Business' with the World Bank

Ministry of Agriculture - Rep of Rwanda - 1 April 2014 - Post-Harvest and Agribusiness Support Project (PASP) partnership sets sights of climate resilient in agri-processing


February

BusinessWeek - 28 February 2014 - Lebanon's trade deficit widens by 31 percent

Viet Nam News - 28 February 2014 - Forestry, seafood exports up in 2014

Brunei Times - 28 February 2014 - Brunei donations used to fund installation of solar-powered sanitation system in Cambodia

People's Army Newspaper Online - 28 February 2014 - South Africa seeks wood industry ties with Binh Dinh

Business Day - 28 February 201 - South Africa eases restrictions on companies investing in Africa

Bloomberg - 27 February 2014 - China Issuers Pay Most for Dollars Versus Asia Peers in 6 Months

The Guardian - 27 February 2014 - Global warming slowdown 'does not invalidate' climate change'

Trinidad Guardian - 27 February 2014 - Jamaica's credit score improved by US agency

Latin American Herald Tribune - 27 February 2014 - Honduras Probes Scores of Peasant Deaths in Land Dispute

Yahoo! Finance - 27 February 2014 - Panama Canal, consortium reach deal to complete work-source

Caribbean 360 - 27 February 2014 - Analysis: Rights trampled in Venezuela Protest

SmartBrief - 27 February 2014 - Farm biotechnology can improve food security in developing countries

Big News Network - 27 February 2014 - Govts food delivery spend thrice the cost Independent evaluator

VietnamPlus - 27 February 2014 - Japanese disaster prevention project helps Quang Nam

Big News Network - 27 February 2014 - Africa Liberian President Addresses Centenary Celebration of Nigerias Amalgamtion

Business Times Vietnam - 27 February 2014 - Cashew nut exports to hit US$1.8 billion this year

allAfrica - 26 February 2014 - Africa: IFAD Grant of U.S. $1.95 million to Create Opportunities for Rural Youth in West and Central Africa

World Bank - 26 February 2014 - Spreading Knowledge on Climate Change - 19,000 Students at a Time

Pacific Islands Report - 26 February 2014 - Asian Development Bank Funds Climate Resilience In Tonga

US News Las Vegas - 26 February 2014 - ICT tool to help farmers reduce expenses

Brunei Times - 26 February 2014 - Indonesia risks losing up to 1,500 islands

KFVS12 - 26 February 2014 - President Obama to make final decision on Keystone XL pipeline

News BCC - 26 February 2014 - Climate change may be causing a global coffee shortage

Intercontinental Cry - 26 February 2014 - Indigenous Humanitarian Commission attacked in Colombia

AllVoices - 26 February 2014 - Climate politics: a melting glacier

Jambar - 26 February 2014 - Facebook Unveils Custom Gender Options

KCRW - 26 February 2014 - British Diplomat Weighs In On Ukraine, Russia And Syria

San Francisco Chronicle - 26 February 2014 - Stunning Map Shows What A Climate Change Nightmare Scenario Might Actually Look Like

Boston.com - 26 February 2014 - UN Condemns Lack of Access in Syria

Caribbean Today - 26 February 2014 - U.S., Caribbean Collaborate To Limit Drug Trafficking Threats

Brunei Times - 26 February 2014 - India to block US trade probes, ready for WTO fight

BruDirect - 26 February 2014 - Viet Nam, China To Foster Mutual Understanding

GlobalPost - 26 February 2014 - N. Korea asks U.N. to help contain FMD

India New England - 26 February 2014 - Indian Organic Food Market Anticipated to Grow at a 19 Percent During 2012-2017

Cambodian Times - 26 February 2014 - Central African Republic UN urges better security more resources to aid civilians

Yahoo! News - 26 February 2014 - US senator seeks Uganda aid freeze over anti-gay law

News BCC - 26 February 2014 - Tackling food losses and waste in the Near East and North Africa

AllVoices - 26 February 2014 - UNICEF report fears silent threat emerging among Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

Pacific Islands Report - 26 February 2014 - Civil Society Calls On Taiwan To Review Solomons Aid Program

Post 2015.org - 25 February 2014 - Telling Stories of Rural Women Through SDG Indicators

CNN - 25 February 2014 - World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim: Global response to Syrian refugees failing

TMC Net - 25 February 2014 - Revitalizing The Sudan Gum Arabic Production and Marketing Project

Agence Congolaise De Presse - 25 February 2014 - Le Plan national d’investissement agricole de la RDC présenté à la 37 ème session du FIDA à Rome

Columbia Earth Institute - 25 February 2014 - Upcoming Scientific Fieldwork: 2014 and Beyond

Gloobal - 25 February 2014 - Campesinos piden fortalecer alianza con FIDA en favor de agricultura familiar, campesina e indígena

Manila Bulletin - 25 February 2014 - 250,000 farmers get land titles in Caraga

CNN - 25 February 2014 - World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim: Global response to Syrian refugees failing

AllAfrica.com - 25 February 2014 - U.N. Panel Member Says Development Must 'Leave No Person Behind'

Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 25 February 2014 - Mark Zuckerberg on WhatsApp, the NSA, and Bringing Internet to the World

Irish Times - 24 February 2014 - Founders of FoodCloud have broken new ground in the redistribution of surplus food

BBC - 24 FEbruary 2014 - Seven months pregnant and working in the fields

Inter Press Service - 24 February 2014 - Where Would You Like Your New Glacier?

Individual.com - 24 February 2014 - Nema Project Signs MOU With Reliance Financial Services

The Guardian - 24 February 2014 - GM crops: European scientists descend on Africa to promote biotech

Times of Swaziland - 24 February 2014 - RDF’S ABILITY TO STOP POVERTY QUESTIONED

OSUN DEFENDER - 23 February 2014 - 100 entrepreneurs to be empowered by IFAD in Osun

Project Syndicate - 23 February 2014 - The Banks that ate the Economy

Big News Network - 22 February 2014 - Angola Nation Takes Up Vice-Presidency of IFAD Governors Council

Nigeria Daily Independent - 22 February 2014 - ‘Over 1.2b lives tied to small farms’

Inter Press Service - 21 February 2014 - South-South Cooperation Takes Off in Arab World

BusinessWeek - 21 February 2014 - IFAD and Unilever sign first global PPP agreement

Nigeria Sun - 21 February 2014 - Africa The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf and Ifad Join Forces for Poverty Reduction

New Vision - 21 February 2014 - Small holder farmers are the solution to poverty - UN

Manila Times - 21 February 2014 - Sustained policies make China agriculture ideal

just style.com - 21 February 2014 - JAMAICA: Secures $11m grant to revive cotton industry

Individual.com - 21 February 2014 - All Eyes On $1 Trillion

Sudan Vision Daily - 21 February 2013 - Sudan Takes Part in IFAD Governors' Meetings

Al jazeera - 21 February 2014 - Do Arab men hate women?

The New York Times - 21 February 2014 - Coping with Infectious Disease

Inter Press Service - 21 February 2014 - In Bali, a Pivotal Moment for Climate Postponed

Devex - 21 February 2014 - Where should procurement fit into new World Bank 'global practices?'

Nisha Pillai - 21 February 2014 - A lovely Storify way to use Twitter

Business Day Nigeria - 21 February 2014 - The Third World’s Drinking Problem

CNN - 21 February 2014 - The roots of Thailand's crisis

China Development Gateway - 21 February 2014 - Experts: investment in smallholder agriculture best bet to reduce poverty

Time - 20 February 2014 - 56% of Indians Unable to Afford a Decent Life

Washington Post - 20 February 2014 - Aquino Dismisses Risk of Bubble as Economy Grows: Southeast Asia

AllAfrica.com - 20 February 2014 - Africa: NEPAD Leaders Discuss Infrastructure Funding

Al Jazeera - 20 February 2014 - UN warns of 'grave' food shortage in Somalia

The Wall Street Transcript - 20 February - IFAD and Unilever sign first global public-private partnership agreement

Christian Science Monitor - 20 February 2014 - Will Venezuela's protests fizzle out?

Pakistan Newswire - 20 February 2014 - Minister for Food Security and Research stresses importance of eradicating rural poverty

IFAD social reporting blog - 20 February 2014 - Painting what the rural lives will look like in post 2015

Daily News Botswana - 20 February 2014 - Molebatsi in Rome for agric meet

CNTV - 20 February 2014 - China is model of agriculture development: IFAD president

AllAfrica.com - 20 February 2014 - Tanzania: 'Too Many Youth Remain Jobless'

BBC - 20 February 2014 - Ukraine crisis: EU ministers to hold crisis talks in Kiev

Al Jazeera - 20 February 2014 - Facebook to buy messaging network WhatsApp

The New York Times - 19 February 2014 - Breakfast before the MOOC

Ghana News Agency - 19 February 2014 - ILO Director-Generals message to mark World Day of Social Justice

Reuters - 19 February 2014 - Twenty-five world-class studies to make their grand debut at the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives

FoodTank - 19 February 2014 - Slow Food International Appoints Ugandan Edie Mukiibi as Vice President

Inter Press Service - 19 February 2014 - U.N. Focuses on Faltering Goals: Water, Sanitation, Energy

USA Today - 19 February 2014 - Everyone is optimistic about Mexico, except for Mexicans

Jeune Afrique - 19 February 2014 - Guinée : Alpha Condé et les quadras

Kuwait News Agency - 19 February 2014 - IFAD opens 37th session of its Governing Council in Rome

Yemen News Agency - 19 February 2014 - Yemen partakes in IFAD Governing Council meetings in Rome

ADN Kronos - 19 February 2014 - Piccoli produttori agricoli chiedono più attenzione delle istituzioni e investimenti

OUPblog - 19 February 2014 - Is small farm led development still a relevant strategy?

ANSAmed - 19 February 2014 - Smallholder farmer leaders call for increased partnership

Ansa.it - 19 February 2014 - Global recovery 'still vulnerable' says economy minister

Il Messaggero - 19 February 2014 - Crisi, per Saccomanni il G20 è pronto ad agire

ItalParl - 19 February 2014 - ROMA: MARTINA INCONTRA TAVOLO AGRICOLTURA DELL’INIZIATIVA ITALIA-AFRICA

BBC - 19 February 2014 - California drought: Why some farmers are 'exporting water' to China

IFAD social reporting blog - 19 February 2014 - #FAFO 2014 – Farmers’ Forum at IFAD eyes rural development from the grassroots

Vietstock - 19 February 2014 - Bong tree project brings hopes for farmers in Saravan

FoodTank - 18 February 2014 - Indigenous Crop: Egusi — More than a Melon

The Guardian - 18 February - G8 New Alliance condemned as new wave of colonialism in Africa

Post2015.org - 18 February 2014 - Fishing for the Future

FAO PR - 18 February 2014 - Slow Food youth gardens in Africa promote nutrition and sustainability

The Guardian - 18 February 2014 - Ghana hopes G8 New Alliance will end long history of food insecurity

AllAfrica.com - 18 February 2014 - Africa: Family Farming Vital for Resilient, Food-Secure Future

Ghana News Agency - 18 February 2014 - Ghanaians urged to participate in agricultural production

United Nations Development Program - 18 February 2014 - The search for solutions to Arab development challenges heads south

Project Syndicate - 18 February 2014 - Europe's Middle East Mission

The Guardian - 18 February 2014 - Aid to Africa: private sector investment becomes new priority

IFAD social reporting blog - 18 February 2014 - Project design with local talents: a promising story from Malawi

ASCA - 18 February 2014 - Agricoltura: quella familiare al centro meeting governatori Ifad a Roma

AGI - 18 Febbraio 2014 - Agricoltura: giovedi' si riunisce Consiglio dei Governatori Ifad

IRIN - 17 February 2014 - Mauritania fertile ground for Arab donors

AlertNet - 17 February 2014 - Fishing for our future

CNN - 17 February 2014 - China's bold environmental move

InterPress Service - 17 February 2014 - “Blessed” Rains Become a Curse in Antigua

Jakarta Post - 17 February 2014 - Agroforestry key to farming future: Indian president

PBS - 17 February 2014 - Kerry calls climate change the world’s ‘most fearsome’ destructive weapon

Arab News - 17 February 2014 - Riyadh to host development forum

Bread Blog - 17 February 2014 - A Gem Worth More than $800 Million

CRI Online - 17 February 2014 - Burundi: Le FIDA envisage de renforcer la promotion des coopératives des producteurs

Manila Bulletin - 17 February 2014 - Demonstrating sustainable small business lending

Time - 17 February 2014 - Matteo Renzi Asked To Form New Italian Government

Infocampo.com.ar - 17 February 2014 - Buzzi en Roma: 'Hay que profundizar políticas para el desarrollo de los agricultores familiares'

DIARIO DE COAHUILA - 17 February 2014 - Firma la UNTA convenio con Sagarpa por 8 mdp

Vientane Times - 17 February 2014 - CDE supports first “Science–Policy Exchange” event held in Vientiane

British Medical Journal - 17 February 2014 - Richard Smith: Nourishing the world

Sierra Express Media - 17 February 2014 - Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future

Boston - 17 February 2014 - Venezuela expels 3 US consular officials

Island Business - 17 February 2014 - Pacific Islands Forum Ministerial Contact Group Outcomes Statement

Reuters- US Edition - 17 February 2014 - Asia stocks rally, dollar slips as emerging market fears wane

BBC News - 17 February 2014 - Campaigners push for anti-racism legislation in India

IRIN - 17 February 2014 - Lingering hardships after Nigeria floods

The Guardian - 17 February 2014 - Has Africa's focus on farming borne fruit?

East African Business Week - 17 February 2014 - IFAD money can transform Rwandan farming

Reuters - 16 February 2014 - African nations form G5 to work on Sahel security, development

Spy Ghana - 16 February 2014 - Inculcate agroforestry into policies for environmental solutions

EcoJustice.TV - 16 February 2014 - Video Highlights of the 2014 'Feeding the World' Summit

Mansa Banko (THE KINGDOM) ' YOU ARE THE FIRST TO KNOW ' - 16 February 2014 - The fifth global meeting of the Farmers' Forum

Malaysian Digest - 15 February 2014 - Who Will Stand Up For The Rohingya?

Telegraph - 15 February 2014 - Jamaicans lead Caribbean calls for Britain to pay slavery reparations

Caribbean 360 - 15 February 2014 - Caribbean urged to honour free movement commitment

AllAfrica.com - 15 February 2014 - Les bailleurs de fonds montrent leur poids

MSN Prodigy - 15 February 2014 - PAN solicita comparecencia de Ramírez Marín

World News - 14 February 2014 - Singapore Airshow 2014 Wraps Up Trade Days With Deals Worth Us$32 Billion

The Guardian - 14 February 2014 - Game on: Thai mobile phone app makes flood safety child's play

Time - 14 February 2014 - Can Urban Beekeeping Stop the Beepocalypse?

Huffington Post UK - 14 February 2014 - Experts Lambast Daily Mail For Using Floods As Excuse To 'Bash Foreign Aid'

Al Jazeera - 13 February 2014 - Italian prime minister Letta to stand down

Ghana News Agency - 13 February 2014 - Climate Change Policy Dialogue opens in Accra

The Guardian - 13 February 2014 - Valentine's Day ethics: how green is your red rose?

Devex - 13 February 2014 - Can the World Bank's 'global practices' meet country needs?

Project Syndicate - 13 February 2014 - Friendless China

South Asian News Agency - 13 February 2014 - Denmark launches $3.5 million democracy programs for Pakistan

AFP - 13 February 2014 - UNHCR: 'Catastrophe of unspeakable proportions' in C. Africa

Gulf News - 13 February 2014 - Africa and the rule of law

Reuters - 13 February 2014 - ‘Enough is Enough’ When It Comes to the Food Security Debate, Says Elanco President

Gulf News - 13 February 2014 - Millions of pounds of aid money spent in Britain

USA Today - 13 February 2014 - Genetically engineered crops in nearly 12% of fields 1

Hispanic Business Magazine - 13 February 2014 - Farmers get Sh5bn for drought-tolerant crops

Inter Press Service - 13 February 2014 - OP-ED: We Need Everyone to Build a More Sustainable World

Reuters - 13 February 2014 - U.S. lays out vision for 2015 climate pact to U.N.

Christian Science Monitor - 12 February 2014 - Will Iran oil end Saudi Arabia's energy reign?

Al Jazeera - 13 February 2014 - Erdogan: Turkey's role in the Middle East

ABC Radio Australia - 13 February 2014 - Samoan program breeding blight-free taro

AllAfrica.com - 12 February 2014 - Papakin - Le comité de pilotage adopte un budget de onze milliards et demi pour l'exercice 2014

World Bank - 12 February 2014 - Congo - Additional Financing for Agricultural Development and Rural Roads Rehabilitation Project

Devex - 12 February 2014 - Can the private sector unlock Mali's development potential?

Ghana News Agency - 12 February 2014 - Agriculture campaign targets 85m in Africa

Reuters - 12 February 2014 - Agricultural Technologies Could Increase Global Crop Yields as Much as 67 Percent and Cut Food Prices Nearly in Half by 2050

IT/Users - 12 February 2014 - Debatirán en Roma Apoyo a la Pequeña Agricultura

WRI - 12 February 2014 - Improving Food Security in the Sahel Is Difficult, but Achievable

IAgua - 12 February 2014 - Pana má lanza un proyecto de desarrollo sostenible para mitigar los efectos del cambio climático

BBC - 12 February 2014 - Qatar scales back ambitions amid financial constraints

Reuters - 12 February 2014 - Fiji Will Support Kiribati As Sea Level Rises

Project Syndicate - 11 February 2014 - The Road from Thirst

The Guardian - 11 February 2014 - UN: don't overlook access to information in goal on governance

Christian Science Monitor - 11 February 2014 - Will he run? Indonesia's most popular politician keeps nation guessing

Washington Post - 11 February 2014 - Rouhani Seeks Economy Fix as Iran Marks Revolution’s Anniversary

Christian Science Monitor - 11 February 2014 - To rise out of poverty Asian women head to the library

Inter Press Service - 11 February 2014 - Kenya's Empty Bread Basket

AllAfrica.com - 11 February 2014 - Africa: A Data Revolution for Development

Reuters - 11 February 2014 - EU to ease sanctions on Zimbabwe, but not on Mugabe

FOREIGN CONFIDENTIAL - 11 February 2014 - IFAD Annual Meeting to Focus on Family Farming

Ethic - 11 February 2014 - Más de 842 millones de personas padecen hambre crónica

PAEPARD - 11 February 2014 - Fishers in the spotlight

IRIN - 11 February 2014 - A new view of Nepal’s rural poverty

IFAD social reporting blog - 11 February 2014 - From the crop to the cup: The good fortune of some green beans

Individual.com - 11 February 2014 - Business Day - Maize, Cassava Identified As West Africa's Food Security Pillars

Uganda Daily Monitor - 11 February 2014 - Government seeks Shs400b for microfinance

The Washington Post - 10 February 2014 - Obama and Hollande: France and the U.S. enjoy a renewed alliance

Toronto Star Online - 10 February 2014 - The search for Africa’s Einstein

Time - 10 Februaty 2014 - Nobody's Going to Putin's Ski Palace

AllAfrica.com - 10 February 2014 - Climate Change Will Hit Agriculture Hardest

Reuters - 10 February 2014 - EU eyes warmer Cuba ties with push for new accord

Al Jazeera - 10 February - China and Taiwan hold historic talks

Japan Times - 10 February 2014 - New Delhi has done much less than Beijing to reduce smog

Daily Nation - 10 February 2014 - No honeymoon for Africa’s under-18 brides

Christian Science Monitor - 10 February 2014 - Kenya slides toward authoritarianism

Individual.com - 10 February 2014 - 19-20 February 2014: IFAD annual meeting

East African Business Week - 10 February 2014 - IFAD lifts Rwanda post-harvesting

Kaiser Network.org - 10 February 2014 - IFAD Working To Improve Agriculture, Nutrition

La Razon – Bolivia - 9 February 2014- Proyectos del FIDA han logrado crear capital humano y social en Bolivia

Japan Times - 9 February 2014 - Water shortages leaving world high and dry

CNN - 9 February 2014 - Local leadership key in Arab world

Chicago Tribune - 9 February 2014 - Analysis: War-scarred Ivory Coast reopens for busines

Al Jazeera - 9 February 2014 - New bean boosts Nigerian cocoa yields

USA Today - 8 February 2014 - Lomborg: Obama energy policy hurts African poor

Boston Globe - 8 February 2014 - Obama signs $956b farm bill, lauds rural gains

The New York Times - 8 February 2014 - A Pope You Can Eat

Devex - 7 February 2014 - Are celebrity ambassadors a double-edged sword?

Project Syndicate - 7 February 2014 - Bangladesh at a Crossroads

IRIN - 7 February 2014 - Crop-eating pests plague southern African farmers

IFAD social reporting blog - 7 February 2014 - Zimbabwean communities set the Diversity Wheel in motion

Swazi Observer - 7 February 2014 - IFAD smallholder farmers to get funding

AllAfrica.com - 7 February 2014 - Afrique: Agreenium signe un accord de partenariat avec le Fonds International de Développement Agricole

GhanaNewsNow.com - 7 February 2014 - Shea collectors back to business

Agence Kampuchea Presse - 7 February 2014 - Agriculture Minister Meets IFAD Country Program Manager

IFAD Social Reporting Blog - 7 February 2014 - A renewed focus on nutrition

Impatient Optimists - 7 February 2014 - A Message from IFAD’s President — A Renewed Focus on Nutrition

Al Jazeera - 7 February 2014 - Argentina slams farmers for hoarding crops

Arabian Business - 7 February 2014 - African nations seek new deals with Arab investors

The Huffington Post - 6 February 2014 - Agriculture and Youth Employment: The Missing Link

AllAfrica.com - 6 February 2014 -
Africa: Fish Farms to Produce Nearly Two Thirds of Global Food Fish Supply By 2030, Report Shows

Project Syndicate - 6 February 2014 - Stagnation by Design

Reuters - 6 February 2014 - Scientists blown away by Tasmania's giant jellyfish

Inter Press Service - 6 February 2014 - Egypt’s Generals Face a Watery Battle

Bangkok Post - 6 Febbraio 2014 - Myanmar joins UN to tackle malnutrition

AllAfrica.com - 6 Febbraio 2014 - African Economies - They're Growing Fast, but Are They Transforming?

Arab News - 6 February 2014 - Post-2015 development agenda: IDB has key role

Agence Congolaise De Presse - 6 February 2014 - La RDC participera du 19 au 20 février à la 37ème session du Conseil des gouverneurs du FIDA à Rome

World Food Programme - 6 February 2014 - Hungry Planet Episode 33

www.asianfarmers.org - 6 February 2014 - Lao farmers to lead capacity building program

Agence Congolaise De Presse - 6 February 2014 - Le budget 2014 du PIRAM évalué à plus de 9 millions de dollars américains

Predict Wall Street - 6 February 2014 - Farmers Sensitised On Agric Commercialization

Trinidad Guardian - 6 February 2014 - World Bank helping regional disaster preparedness

ABC Radio Australia - 6 February 2014 - Asian farmers introduced to flood-resistant 'scuba rice'

Jeune Afrique - 5 February 2014 - Un bond numérique pour le monde arabe

Inter Press Service - 5 February 2014 - After Slowdown, Global Fight for Land Rights at Tipping Point

Gulf News - 5 February 2014 - Quest for a healthier, wealthier Africa

Reuters - 5 February 2014 - Have you heard of the post-2015 development agenda?

HSB Noticias.com - 5 February 2014 - Campesinos del Tolima tendrán nuevas oportunidades

Gusto Magazine - 5 February 2014 - Indigenous diets can help fight modern illnesses, say health experts

International Land Coalition - 5 February 2014 - Learning route “Innovative tools and approaches for securing women’s land rights”, Rwanda and Burundi, 3rd to 10th of February 2014Devex - 5 February 2014 - Food security and conflict: No silver bullet for the Arab world

Inter Press Service - 5 February 2014 - Saving the Tiny Island of Petite Martinique

The New York Times - 4 February 2014 - Philippine Leader Sounds Alarm on China

The Guardian - 4 February 2014 - Is global food security jeopardised by an old age timebomb?

Food Tank - 4 February 2014 - Indigenous Crop: The Chiltepin Pepper, extremely hot!

Al Jazeera - 4 February 2014 - Millions at risk in the Sahel food crisis

The Guardian - 4 February 2014 - Why 2014 is a key year for women's rights and gender equality

NPR - 4 February 2014 - Cancer Cases Rising At An Alarming Rate Worldwide

Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 4 February 2014 - To Succeed in 2014, Diversify or Die

MicroCapital - 4 February 2014 - MICROFINANCE PUBLICATION ROUND-UP: Effectiveness of Microfinance in Cambodia; Scaling Up in Agriculture and Development; Mobile

SciDev.net - 4 February 2014 - Q&A: The IPCC’s Rajendra K. Pachauri on climate tech

Irin - 4 February 2014 - Helping Africa’s urban poor gain from modernization

Business Standard - 4 February - Agriculture growth single major factor in food security: President

Ansa.it - 4 February 2014 - Poverty is being without basic needs and rights says pope

The Swazi Observer - 3 February 2014 - MFU programme costs at over E90 million

Project Syndacate - 3 February 2014 - A Happier Ending for IMF Reform?

Irin - 3 February 2014 - Island nation takes on the world’s polluters

The Guardian - 3 Febraury 2014 - Afghanistan election guide: everything you need to know

Inter Press Service - 3 February 2014 - The Longer Peace Takes, the Worse it Gets for South Sudanese

AllAfrica - 3 February 2014 - Tanzania: Post-MDG Agenda to Focus on Energy

BBC - 3 February 2014 - Africa Sahel belt region faces 'desperate food crisis'

Devex - 3 February 2014 - It's our responsibility to #stopthemyth on foreign aid

Gulf News - 3 February 2014 - UAE announces Zayed Prize for agriculture innovation

Scholars and Rogues | Progressive Culture - 3 February 2014 - Tackling poverty means that there will be more KFCs in Africa

El Libertario - 3 February 2014 - Financian centros de acopios de fibra de llama

Foundation for Young Farmers - 3 February 2014 - Foundation for Young Farmers

Le Mauricien - 3 February 2014 - CLENSY APPAVOO, Chief Executive du groupe Appavoo et Senior Partner du HLB Appavoo & Associates : « Notre économie est à bout de souffle »

Irin - 3 February 2014 - Connectivity and emerging infectious diseases in Southeast Asia

Economic Times - 3 February 2014 - India's wheat, rice exports raise hackles at WTO

Gulf News - 3 February 2014 - Global agri-forum in capital to showcase experimental ‘sea farm’ and E-agri revolution

The New York Times - 2 February 2014 - We Need G.M.O. Wheat

VietNam Blogs - 2 February 2014 - Hanoians benefited from safe vegetable exchange floor

Xinhua News Agency - 2 February 2014 - Profile: Costa Rica's leading presidential candidates

The Nation - Thailand - 2 February 2014 - Sustainable development project in Vietnam

AllAfrica.com - 2 February 2014 - Africa: Where Investment Remains Cultivable

Zachimalawi - 2 February 2014 - Oiling Malawi's backbone with rural Finance

Washington Post - 1 February 2014 - Today’s the deadline for Nobel Peace Prize nominations. Let’s give it to Bill Gates.

AllAfrica - 1 February 2014 - Africa: AU Leaders Strive for Peaceful Continent


January

The New York Times - 31 January 2014 - Even Out of Office, a Wielder of Great Power in Yemen

Reuters - 31 January 2014 - U.N. appoints former NYC Mayor Bloomberg cities, climate change envoy

India Education Diary - 31 January 2014 - President of India to inaugurate 3-day Asia-Africa Agribusiness

Project Syndicate - 31 January 2014 - Colombia’s Modest Peace

GlobalPost - 31 January 2014 - Why it's dangerous to trust corporations to lead the fight against world hunger

El Tribuno Jujuy - 31 January 2014 - Financiación para centros de acopios de fibra de llama

TMC Net - 31 January 2014 - Reaching for New Heights - Information and Communications Technology Takes Agriculture to a New Level in Zimbabwe

Inter Press Service - 30 January 2014 - CELAC Summit Targets Inequality

Kabar - 30 January 2014 - Kyrgyzstan launched a Livestock and Market Development Project

Farming First - 28 January - Bringing Biodiversity into the Green Revolution Equation

Afghanistan Times - 26 January 2014 - IFAD donates $58m for Afghanistan agriculture

El Pais - 24 January 2014 - Microfinanzas en Pakistán, los grandes logros de las pequeñas ayudas

Afrique En Ligne - 18 January 2014 - Agriculture: Time for Africa’s agriculture to thrive

Agence de Presse Senegalaise - 15 January 2014 - Le FIDA a injecté 428 millions de dollars dans 16 projets au Sénégal

Big News Network - 15 January 2014 - North Africa Joint Workshop to Discuss Enhancing Resilience to Conflict in Arab Countries in the Context of Food Security

AfroBizNews - 15 January 2014- The entrepreneurship of agribusiness

Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganaderia - 13 January 2014 - Presentación del Proyecto Paraguay Inclusivo al sector agroindustrial

Vietnam Plus - 13 January 2014 - Project helps Tra Vinh farmers adapt to climate change

IRIN - 10 January 2014 - Ethiopia’s migration conundrum

African Manager - 9 January 2014 - En 30 ans le FIDA a investi plus de 114millions de dollars au Bénin

América Economia - 8 January 2014 - Expertos determinan retos para el agro guatemalteco en 2014

Repubblica TV - 8 January 2014 - Iran, donne e sviluppo: le opportunità della microfinanza

IciLome - 6 January 2014 - Le Président du FIDA, Kanayo F. Nwanze en visite officielle au Bénin

La Stampa - 2 January 2014 - Sprechi e perdite di cibo