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Stock-taking exercise on Livestock Farmer Field Schools: East and Southern Africa
This report reviews and documents lessons learned from livestock farmer field schools in four IFAD-funded projects that applied this approach in Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania (Zanzibar).
PIRAS Country Update: Solomon Islands
PIRAS supports COVID-19 food system and economic recovery. In Solomon Islands, it works across 30 communities to support sustainable food production, to improve nutrition, and to strengthen inclusive local value chains.
PIRAS Country Update: Tonga
PIRAS supports COVID-19 food system and economic recovery. In Tonga, it tackles the urgent agricultural needs emerging from the January 2022 Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunami.Additional languages: Arabic, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
PIRAS Country Update: Fiji
PIRAS supports COVID-19 food system and economic recovery. In Fiji, it works in 70 villages and supports food production, post-harvest handling and market access.
PIRAS Country Update: Vanuatu
PIRAS supports COVID-19 food system and economic recovery. In Vanuatu, it works to increase food production, improve nutrition and strengthen market links for rural communities.
Climate-smart agriculture: A synthesis of experiences and lessons from the NEN region
This publication describes Climate-smart agriculture case studies in Egypt, Georgia, Moldova and Somalia.
Improve partnerships between Post and Money Transfer Operators for better remittance services to rural Africa
This flyer was produced in the framework of the African Postal Financial Services Initiative (APFSI) to highlight the improved partnerships between the Post and Money Transfer Operators to provide remittance services in rural areas.
IFAD Briefing Note: COP27 - A High-level Analysis of Proceedings
After COP27, this paper discusses the proceedings most pertinent to IFAD’s mission of investing in rural people and helping them build resilience to climate change.
Introduction to community pasture management plans in Kyrgyzstan
This publication synthesizes IFAD’s experience on introducing Community Pasture Management Plans in Kyrgyzstan and how the historical and legal context led to the creation of a modernized and sustainable pasture management system.
The Spain–IFAD partnership
Spain is a founding member of IFAD and has contributed a total of US$105.76 million to the regular resources of the Fund since it was established in 1977. The partnership between Spain and IFAD focuses on investing in smallholder agriculture to ensure food and nutrition security.
Lessons Learned from Supporting Pluralistic Extension Services in Asia and Africa
This report outlines ten lessons from 23 IFAD-supported projects that worked with PESPs to support efficient, inclusive and sustainable pluralistic extension systems.
The China-IFAD partnership
Since 1981, IFAD has worked with China to eliminate extreme poverty, increase food security and nutrition, and promote agricultural and rural development.Additional languages: English, Chinese
Research Series 87: Incorporating the Impact of Climate and Weather Variables in Impact Assessments
This paper outlines a methodological strategy for incorporating weather and long-term climate conditions into impact assessments, based on an IFAD-supported project that invested in grain storage in Chad.
On Air Dialogues – Listening to Rural Africans
Farm Radio International’s On Air Dialogues gathered the perspectives and experiences of rural people in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso as they contend with climate change. People responded to poll questions and left voice messages sharing their opinions on and experiences of climate change and what global leaders should do to help them adapt and prosper.
ASAP Technical Series: Gender and Climate Change
This paper defines gender sensitive as recognizing different roles of women, men, boys and girls, inequalities and gender power dynamics and trying to mitigate negative impacts in programme/action design.
The Rome-Based Agencies Joint initiative for Home-Grown School Feeding
FAO, IFAD and WFP are leveraging South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) to support national Home-Grown School Feeding Programmes (HGSF).
The China-IFAD SSTC Facility Brochure
Established in 2018, the China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) Facility is a partnership between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and IFAD aiming to leverage knowledge, innovation, technology and resources from the Global South to tackle poverty and sustain food systems transformation.
Agricultural innovations elevating Africa
This publication highlights some of the innovations in rural development promoted in Kenya, Tanzania and other African countries by IFAD and AGRA.
The Ireland-IFAD partnership
Ireland and IFAD share a commitment to empower rural people to overcome poverty and hunger through sustainable development.
The Japan-IFAD partnership
Japan is a strong advocate of “human security”, a principle that is embodied in its commitment to support the most vulnerable people while addressing broadly all dimensions of poverty. Japan’s vision is shared by IFAD, whose mandate is to economically and socially empower the poorest rural people in remote areas of developing countries.Additional languages: English, Japanese