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Rural Development Report 2021

September 2021
IFAD’s Rural Development Report 2021 is focused on rural livelihoods in the context of food systems transformation. The report promotes equitable livelihoods for rural people, who are front and centre in transforming food systems, alongside the need to improve nutrition and protect the environment.

On Air Dialogues – Listening to rural people

September 2021
In partnership with six radio stations in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda, Farm Radio International asked small-scale farmers, vendors, processors, marketers, and others how the food system should be changed to meet their needs and the needs of their communities.

Good practices in fish nutrition and feeding

September 2021
This manual of good practices in fish nutrition and feeding in the specific context of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was produced to build the capacities of fish farmers and extension services, and promote other aquaculture technologies and manuals of good aquaculture practices developed by WorldFish.

Stocktaking report on Donor Contributions to Food Systems

September 2021
The Global Donor Platform report provides a mapping of the patterns and scale of food systems-related funding and an assessment of the extent donors are embracing a food system framing and aligning their investments to the UN Food Systems Summit Action Tracks.

Glossary for Indigenous People

September 2021
This second edition includes new terms that are emerging from most recent IFAD's publications and other recent sources related to Indigenous Peoples.

Glossary on gender issues

September 2021
The purpose of the glossary is to ensure consistency and accuracy of terminology in Arabic, English, French and Spanish, and standardize the terminology used in relation to gender issues in official documentation and publications, and in all aspects of meeting preparations.

Stock-take report on agroecology in IFAD operations: An integrated approach to sustainable food systems

September 2021
This report presents the results of IFAD’s stock-take on agroecology.

China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation Facility - Approved proposals: third call

August 2021
Funding through the China-IFAD SSTC Facility under the third call for proposals were designated towards projects that support the generation and exchange of innovative solutions, approaches and methodologies that can be of value in the post-COVID-19 recovery period.

Research Series Issue 66: Can perceptions of reduction in physical water availability affect irrigation behaviour? Evidence from Jordan

August 2021
We investigate how perceptions of physical water availability in the past are related to farmers’ current irrigation behaviour.

IFAD communications toolkit

August 2021
Communications is key to help poor rural people build better lives. And this toolkit has been created to help us all get the job done.

Influencing the policy environment of cassava seed systems in Rwanda and Burundi

August 2021
This brief highlights how a project to fight Cassava Brown Streak Disease and Cassava Mosaic Disease led to policy improvements and operationalization for the cassava seed sectors in Rwanda and Buundi. It also presents the future actions needed to enable the functionality of the policy as part of the clean seed delivery system.

Good practices from the United Nations Rome-based Agencies for gender equality incentive and mainstreaming mechanisms

August 2021
The reports gives a special focus on the Gender Awards created by IFAD in 2013 to showcase, celebrate, reward and increase the adoption of successful ways of promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment in IFAD projects.

Low carbon livestock development in Kyrgyzstan

July 2021
This report presents the potential impact of the planned IFAD-funded Regional Resilient Pastoral Communities Project on greenhouse gas emissions, both in terms of the overall impact of the project, and as a possible input to the update of Kyrgyzstan’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).

IFAD annual report 2020

July 2021
See how IFAD responded to the unique challenges of 2020. Read about our ambitions for a recovery that brings about a more resilient, fair and inclusive world. Find out what we are doing to make this a reality.

Pasture condition maps in Kyrgyzstan

July 2021
This technical note presents a study that compared the average pasture conditions of the periods of 2000–2004 and 2016–2020 in Kyrgyzstan using remote sensing imagery.

China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation Facility: Annual Progress Report 2020

July 2021
The China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) Facility was established on 31 March 2018 with the signing of the Supplementary Funds Agreement between IFAD and the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China.

Integrated Farming Systems Training Manual

July 2021
A pathway to introduce, design and utilize Integrated Farming Systems (IFS) for food security in Kiribati.

The state of food security and nutrition in the world 2021

July 2021
This report presents the first global assessment of food insecurity and malnutrition for 2020 and offers some indication of what hunger might look like by 2030 in a scenario further complicated by the enduring effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Transformation of agriculture in West Africa: Challenges & opportunities (2030 – 2050 – 2063)

July 2021
This publication provides a better understanding of the present trends, opportunities, policies and actions to be taken to nourish the one billion additional people who will populate Africa in 2050.

Transitioning shifting cultivation to resilient farming systems in South and Southeast Asia

July 2021
This resource book and policy briefs provide an overview of the impacts on food availability, ecosystem services and security of tenure in the shift to settled agricultural systems.

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