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Food system interventions with climate change and nutrition co-benefits: A literature review

August 2022
This desk review explores the evidence on climate change mitigation and adaptation measures with nutrition co-benefits, and vice versa.

GeoTech4Tenure: Technical guide on combining geospatial technology and participatory methods for securing tenure rights

August 2022
This technical guide provides orientation for project designers and implementers on how to combine participatory methods and geomatics technology to strengthen legitimate tenure rights in land-based investments.

IFAD Annual Report 2021

July 2022
See how IFAD charted a new path to help build the resilience of the world’s most vulnerable people.

Mapping Rural Development: How to use GIS to monitor and evaluate projects

July 2022
This practical manual provides guidance on how to use geographic information systems (GIS) in the monitoring and evaluation of rural development projects.

Formulating a Climate Resilience Community Village Plan

July 2022
This How To Do Note provides guidance on building climate-resilient livelihoods through natural resources management.

Project implementation models in the NEN region: A synthesis of lessons and best practices

July 2022
To capture and systematize findings on programme implementation models, IFAD’s Near East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia (NEN) office reviewed models that are proving successful in boosting programme efficiency or capturing key project implementation lessons.

Guide to formulating gendered social norms indicators in the context of food security and nutrition

July 2022
This guide provides assistance on formulating indicators to measure changes in gendered social norms in the context of food security and nutrition.

Engagement with smallholder farmers’ organizations in IFAD operations: Impacts and lessons learned from the East and Southern Africa Region

July 2022
This study was conducted to develop a better understanding of the scope, challenges, and opportunities for integrating smallholder farmers’ organizations (SFOs) in IFAD-financed projects in the East and Southern Africa (ESA) region.

MobileRemit Africa

July 2022
MobileRemit Africa is a key instrument of the Platform for Remittances, Investments and Migrants’ Entrepreneurship in Africa (PRIME Africa) initiative, co-financed by the European Union and initially implemented in seven African countries along with their main remittance corridors.

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022

July 2022
With eight years remaining to end hunger, food insecurity and all forms of malnutrition (SDG 2), the world is moving in the wrong direction.

Investing in rural people in Viet Nam

June 2022
This country fact sheet outlines IFAD’s strategy to eradicate poverty in Viet Nam, which focus on developing market-led innovations that aid poor people.

Research Series 85: Financing climate adaptation and resilient agricultural livelihoods

June 2022
Moving to a process that contributes to improving rather than endangering livelihoods is the challenge that climate change adaptation and resilience-building efforts currently face.

Research Series 84: Farmed animal production in tropical circular food systems

June 2022
In this review, the role of farmed animals in circular food systems in the tropics is presented in four case studies.

Research Series 83: The future of farming: who will produce our food?

June 2022
In this report, we highlight past trends and explore possible future trajectories of smallholder farming to predict who the farmers of the future are.

Research Series 82: Contributions of information and communication technologies to food systems transformation

June 2022
Using a food systems approach, this paper reviews existing evidence and discusses the conditions, rural population segments, and timelines needed to achieve desired outcomes.

Research Series 81: Food and water systems in semi-arid regions – case study: Egypt

June 2022
This paper explores the role of water in Egypt’s food system and the dilemma the country faces: raise food self-sufficiency by allocating freshwater resources from the Nile to food production, or rely on food imports from water-abundant regions worldwide.

Research Series 80: How can different types of smallholder commodity farmers be supported to achieve a living income?

June 2022
The paper finds that short- to medium-term interventions are most effective for improving the livelihoods of poor farmers, including food security and health, off-farm employment, and social assistance.

Research Series 79: The position of export crops banana and cocoa in food systems analysis with special reference to the role of certification schemes

June 2022
In this paper, the certification requirements and schemes of two export commodities—banana and cocoa—are discussed using food system analysis.

Agroecology: a holistic path towards sustainable food systems

June 2022
Agroecology applies ecological principles to agriculture and ensures a regenerative use of natural resources and ecosystem services, while addressing the need for socially equitable food systems in which people can choose what they eat and how it is produced.

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