Enabling poor rural people
to overcome poverty



August

26 August: Angola receives IFAD financing to strengthen artisanal fisheries and aquaculture
English | Portugese

26 August: Kenya and IFAD join with development partners to enhance cereal production in semi-arid counties
English

26 August: IFAD and Cambodia sign historic host country agreement
English

11 August: Honduras: El FIDA promueve las exportaciones de los pequeños agricultores centroamericanos
Spanish

7 August: Guatemala: Donación del FIDA permitirá replicar exitoso modelo de gestión de cooperativa de mujeres indígenas
Spanish


July

28 July: Niger receives IFAD financing to support family farmers in the regions of Maradi, Tahoua and Zinder
English | French

28 July: Helping farmers and buyers build mutually beneficial partnerships
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Italian | Spanish

24 July: Countries from the Arab States region, Europe and Central Asia discussed cooperation on agricultural development and food security
English | Russian | Turkish

13 July: Good governance is vital to boosting investment in agriculture in the Democratic Republic of Congo
English | French

10 July: Achieving Zero Hunger: Combining social protection with pro-poor investments
Arabic | English | French | Italian | Spanish

8 July: Rural smallholder farmers have big potential to reduce agriculture's carbon footprint
English | French

7 July: "It's not just about money," UN agency head tells world leaders gathering in Ethiopia to discuss how to finance future development
Arabic | English | French | Spanish

6 July: IFAD wins 'best sustainable development practice' award at EXPO Milano 2015
English | French | Italian

June

29 June: IFAD reaffirms its commitment to promote pro-family-farming policies in Latin America
English | Spanish

18 June: IFAD awards excellence in remittances for social and economic development
English | French | Spanish

17 June: IFAD financing to boost wool and mohair production and increase smallholder farmers' incomes in the Kingdom of Lesotho
English

16 June: International Day of Family Remittances to be observed for the first time
English

15 June: Remittances from Europe top $109 billion, providing lifeline to millions worldwide
Arabic | English | French | Italian | Russian | Spanish

12 June: Global Forum on Remittances and Development "International Day of Family Remittances"
English

11 June: IFAD-funded initiative in India shows positive impact on target populations, but found to be overly complex in programme design
English | Hindi

10 June: IFAD new financing to boost food and nutrition security in Guinea-Bissau
English | French

9 June: Investing in Climate Change Adaptation Boosts Small Farmers' Household Incomes, says IFAD
English | Spanish

9 June: Global Forum on Remittances and Development
English | Italian

8 June: Comprehensive data on European remittances available for the first time - Press conference to present IFAD "Sending Money Home" report
English | Italian

5 June: Independent evaluation highlights IFAD-supported programme in Bangladesh produces significant results in rural poverty reduction
Bengali | English

3 June: Italian top chef Carlo Cracco cooks a "Recipe for Change" on World Environment Day
English | Italian

May

29 May: Government of India and UN specialized agency discuss evaluation of rural development programme in country
English

28 May: UN and government officials discuss China's rural development strategy post-2015
English

27 May: Event on evaluation of IFAD-financed rural development programme in Bangladesh
English

27 May: World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Spanish

21 May: IFAD Vice-President at the Astana Economic Forum highlights strong regional support
English | Russian

18 May: Food and Nutrition Security Media Reporting Tour to Tajikistan Report
English

18 May: Ghana receives IFAD financing to help smallholder farmers boost agricultural production and transformation
English

15 May: IFAD leadership in Morocco to bolster poverty reduction efforts in marginal mountain areas
Arabic | English | French

11 May: Zambia and IFAD join forces to combat animal diseases and boost smallholder livestock sector
English

8 May: IFAD reinforces partnership against poverty with new office in Morocco
Arabic | English | French

8 May: IFAD Vice-President to visit Senegal to meet with Ministers and development partners
English | French

7 May: U.S. Ambassador to the UN Food and Agriculture Agencies
English

7 May: IFAD to showcase the importance of investing in rural people at the G20 Agricultural Ministers Meeting
English

7 May: UN agency head visits Cuba to discuss agriculture reform with high-level government officials
English | Italian | Spanish

7 May: IFAD and the Solomon Islands invest in rural communities
English

6 May: IFAD's new financing framework means more investment in poor rural communities
Arabic | French | English | Italian | Spanish

April

29 April: Official opening ceremony Expo Milano 2015
English | Italian

22 April: El Salvador: UN rural development agency to boost support for youth, women and indigenous peoples
English | Spanish

15 April: The Untold Story of Food & Climate Adaptation
English | Italian


March

31 March: IFAD supports livestock marketing and climate resilience in Sudan
English | Arabic

25 March: New project to create vital employment opportunities for youth and women in Jordan
English | Arabic

24 March: IFAD-support better connects Indonesia's small farmers to markets
English

23 March: United Nations agency head visits Ireland to discuss 'the cost of inaction'
English

20 March: FAO and IFAD renew will to work together in Ghana
English

11 March: Agricultural development gives renewed hope for peace and sustainable development in Côte d'Ivoire
English | French

6 March: Int'l Women's Day 2015: Women farmers key to fighting hunger
Arabic | English | French | Italian | Spanish

5 March: Agricultural investment and services to farmers help build resilience to climate change in Cambodia
English

4 March: The world's largest donor signs declaration to support smallholder farmers with UN agency
Arabic | English

4 March: New project to improve incomes for poor people in rural Bangladesh
English

2 March: First African Conference on Remittances and Postal Networks addresses cost of sending money
English


February

26 February: UN agency to invest in climate change adaptation for smallholder farmers in Nepal
English

20 February: Support for small-scale farmers settling on reclaimed land in Egypt aids agricultural productivity and incomes
Arabic | English

17 February: IFAD and the Republic of Indonesia sign historic host country agreement today
English

17 February: IFAD supports climate-smart technologies in Georgia for food security
English

17 February: Le Tchad reçoit du FIDA un don pour renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et améliorer la résilience des systèmes agricoles au changement climatique
French

17 February: 'Make rural transformation a reality,' IFAD President tells Member States at annual meeting
Arabic | English | French | Italian | Spanish

16 February: Targeted agricultural policies need to seize the chance of eradicating global hunger, says IFAD, Oxfam
English

16 February: Pier Carlo Padoan al quartier generale dell'IFAD: "Il 2015 anno decisivo per lo sviluppo"
Italian

16 February: President of Ghana and King of Tonga call for greater investment to transform rural areas
Arabic | English | French | Italian | Spanish

15 February: China and UN agency financing agreement promotes agribusiness development and increased productivity for smallholder farmers
English

12 February: UN agency and Pakistan sign financing agreement to support smallholder farmers who depend on livestock for food security
English

11 February: Unique global gathering highlights indigenous peoples' role in fighting poverty and hunger
Arabic | English | Italian| French | Spanish

10 February: International leaders in Rome to discuss rural transformation as a path to more even distribution of employment and wealth around the world
Arabic | English | Italian | French | Spanish

9 February: Forum brings together representatives of indigenous peoples' from all over the world
Arabic | English | Italian | French | Spanish

6 February: Le Sénégal et le FIDA font le bilan de leur partenariat
French

3 February: Media Alert - International leaders gather in Rome for IFAD annual meeting on 16 February 2015
Arabic | English | Italian | French | Spanish


January

29 January: UN agency aims to strengthen climate change resilience in Bangladesh
English

29 January: Evaluation of IFAD programme in Tanzania points to major strides but also areas for improvement
English | Swahili

22 January: Media invite - From farmers to entrepreneurs: Changing our mindsets
English | Italian

20 January: Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and IFAD meet to discuss evaluation of IFAD’s country programme