Enabling poor rural people
to overcome poverty



August

21 August: Intel technology helps small farmers support Cambodia's export goals

14 August: IFAD President to meet head of state and ministers in The Gambia to discuss investments in smallholder agriculture, women and youth

05 August: TAAS hosts IFAD President for Foundation Day lecture on research for sustainable agriculture development

July

31 July: IFAD President coming to India to meet Union Ministers and discuss ongoing partnerships in support of sustainable agriculture and women’s empowerment

30 July: The link between human security and rural development needs to be widely recognized, says IFAD President visiting Japan this week
English | Japanese

23 July: New financing agreement to strengthen rural inclusion in Uruguay
English | Español

23 July: New Financing Agreement To Strengthen Rural Financial Sector in Zambia

23 July: U.S. Treasury honors IFAD for innovative agricultural financing project in Bangladesh

18 July: Evaluation shows IFAD-China partnership mutually beneficial

11 July: IFAD President to meet head of state and ministers in Nicaragua: investment in agriculture on top of agenda
English | Español

8 July: Effective development in middle-income countries means closing the inequality gap, says IFAD President visiting Mexico this week
English | Español

8 July: Invitación a la Prensa: Agricultura Familiar en América Latina

7 July: IFAD Vice-President meets Kazakhstan Prime Minister

June

26 June: IFAD President calls on African Union leaders to invest in sustainable rural development for all

24 June: Fishing families in Pakistan benefit from Saudi Fund and IFAD fortified partnership

10 June: New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture launched at IFAD Headquarters in Rome

6 June: Women in India fight back with courage

May

28 May: IFAD-GEF: the green development dividend

27 May: Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD Releases Corporate-level Evaluation on IFAD Replenishments

23 May: New Financing Agreement To Strengthen Small Rural Businesses in Togo
English | French

22 May: Future of Vietnam’s rice production threatened by climate change

15 May: Africa's small farmers key to reducing poverty, increasing food security, IFAD's President tells Ethiopia gathering
English

12 May: Family farming and Agribusiness are key to poverty reduction in Africa, says UN rural development agency
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9 May: Representatives of IFAD Executive Board to visit the Fund’s projects and smallholder farmers in Tanzania

8 May: IFAD and the Republic of Korea strengthen partnership to boost living standards and food supplies for the rural poor

5 May: Small farmers as the key to Africa's agricultural future
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April

29 April: The Untold Story of Food Politics
English | Italian

14 April: IFAD to showcase best practices for effective development in middle-income countries
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7 avril: Le FIDA et le Burkina Faso s’engagent à renforcer la résilience des ménages et favoriser l’intensification des activités agricoles

7 April: US$34 million IFAD loan and grants to strengthen post-harvest interventions and resilience to climate change in Rwanda

4 April: Liberian President visits IFAD to discuss expanding development of rural communities

4 April: UN Rome-Based Agencies reveal food security and nutrition targets for post-2015 agenda
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3 April: Taking action to deliver agriculture growth, jobs and food security in the face of climate change

2 April: Poverty assessment tool launched at IFAD will measure progress on rural development


March

31 March: Le FIDA et le Sénégal signent un accord de financement pour le développement des filières agricoles

28 March: Strengthening livelihoods and resilience to climate change in Viet Nam

26 March: On the occasion of the meeting between United States President Barack Obama and Pope Francis on 27 March the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, Kanayo F. Nwanze, reflects on the impact of inequality

26 March: Increasing food security and climate resilience in Yemen

19 March: IFAD and EU join hands to boost sustainable agriculture and food security in Kenya

7 March: New IFAD report shows rural women are key to unlocking economic and social benefits of adaptation
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February

28 February: IFAD President to meet top officials and smallholder farmers in Angola
English | Portuguese

26 February: IFAD grant of US$1.95million to create opportunities for rural youth in West and Central Africa

20 February: Partnerships between smallholder farmers, business and government are key to revitalizing rural communities
Arabic | English | French | Italian | Spanish

20 February: A boost for climate change resilience in Moldova

20 February: IFAD and Unilever sign first global public-private partnership agreement
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19 February: Investment in smallholder agriculture is the way-out of poverty, says Italian Finance Minister Saccomanni at IFAD annual meeting
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19 February: The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf and IFAD join forces for poverty reduction
Arabic | English

19 February: Fabrizio Saccomanni al quartier generale dell’IFAD: "Sostenere l'agricoltura familiare è la via maestra per uscire dalla povertà preservando le risorse naturali"

18 February: Smallholder farmer leaders call for increased partnership, investment and institutional capacity building at global meeting of the Farmers' Forum
English | French | Italian | Spanish

17 February: Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future
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10 February: 19-20 February 2014, IFAD annual meeting: “Investing in smallholder family farmers for the future we want”
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7 February: Agreenium signe un accord de partenariat avec le Fonds International de Développement Agricole


January

30 January: IFAD loans US$43.8 million to China to develop Smallholder Agribusiness in Hubei Province

17 January: Le Mali et le FIDA signent un accord de financement de 33,2 millions d'USD

15 January: Enhancing resilience to conflict in Arab Countries

13 January: Atelier national à Dakar pour clôturer le processus d’évaluation du portefeuille du FIDA au Sénégal conduit en 2013 par le Bureau indépendant de l’évaluation du FIDA

3 January: Le Président du FIDA, Kanayo F. Nwanze en visite officielle au Bénin