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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.

Knowledge Management Resource Centre

August 2021

A resource for IFAD staff and consultants, project staff and partners who want to learn more about KM.

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.  

Technical note: 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).

Additional languages: English, Spanish, Russian

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

The 2021 SOFI 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.

Analysis of livestock and pasture sub-sectors for the NDC revision in Kyrgyzstan

June 2021

This detailed sector analysis features options for livestock and pasture sectors of Kyrgyzstan to adapt to climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Additional languages: English, Russian

AVANTI country summaries

June 2021

The AVANTI country summaries provide insights and takeaways from AVANTI experiences at the national level.

Land tenure updates

June 2021

IFAD is committed to promoting secure tenure and equitable rights to, and governance of, land, territories and natural resources, as a central tenet of rural transformation.

Rapid prototyping for inclusive insurance: Testing customer challenges and gaining early insights on feasibility

June 2021

Prototyping aims to gather direct feedback on the solution and the wider insurance scheme, incorporate changes before pilot testing, and make any additional adjustments before the official roll-out.

Model terms of reference: Technical assistance in the development and implementation of agricultural insurance

June 2021

The ToRs include an outline of the required steps and processes, a timeline and a list of deliverables, together with information on the profile of the service provider or team of experts.

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