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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.

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.

Geospatial technology and participatory methods for securing tenure rights (GeoTech4Tenure)

June 2021
This online learning programme supports IFAD programmes in finding solutions to secure tenure rights through the combined application of participatory methods and geomatic technology.

Creating an enabling environment for private equity funds in Uganda: Policy proposals for public policymakers

June 2021
Access to capital is widely understood to be one of the biggest constraints to business growth in Uganda.    

Investing in rural people in Bangladesh

June 2021
IFAD has worked in Bangladesh for almost 40 years. It has supported 34 projects, costing a total of US$2,356 million, with IFAD financing of US$913 million.

IFAD Inclusive Financial Services Portfolio Stocktaking

June 2021
This Inclusive Financial Services (IFS) stocktaking exercise assesses IFAD’s capacity to deliver IFS and addresses rural poor market development needs both historically and looking forward within the context of emerging opportunities and challenges.

Insurance Toolkit

June 2021
The Insurance Toolkit provides technical tools and knowledge briefs to give project designers and implementers practical guidance on agricultural and climate risk insurance.

Climate adaptation and mitigation measures for nutrition co-benefits in IFAD investments in Ghana

June 2021
This report describes the findings of the country study carried out for the design of IFAD project on Livelihood and Productivity Enhancement of Smallholder Farmers (PROSPER) in Ghana.

Climate adaptation and mitigation measures for nutrition co-benefits in IFAD investments in Lesotho

June 2021
This report describes the findings of the country study carried out for the design of IFAD project on Restoration of Landscapes and Livelihoods (ROLL P) in Lesotho.

Climate adaptation and mitigation measures for nutrition co-benefits in IFAD investments in Zimbabwe

June 2021
This report describes the findings of the country study carried out for the design of IFAD Smallholder Agriculture Cluster Project (SACP) in Zimbabwe.

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

June 2021
This literature review report explores the conceptual linkages between climate change and nutrition using a food system approach.

Renewable Energy Technology for Smallholder Farmers

May 2021
Collaboration with Local Companies for Adaptive Agriculture in Cambodia.

Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific region: A synthesis of ongoing work

May 2021
While the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and digital tools has been increasing steadily across large swathes of rural Asia during the past two decades, the ongoing COVID-19 crisis has imparted a sense of urgency in terms of accelerating this trend.

Investing in rural people in Sudan

May 2021
Sudan became a Member State of IFAD in 1977, with the first IFAD loan being approved in 1979.

Agriculture for nutrition: Stories from Lao PDR

May 2021
Dietary diversity is a big problem in Northern Laos. Many rural families regularly consume only 4 out of 10 major food groups, with rice often forming the majority of the meal.

Research Series Issue 65: Impacts of agricultural value chain development in a mountainous region: Evidence from Nepal

May 2021
This analysis investigates the potential mechanism and the practical significance of the impacts of agricultural value chain development in a geographically challenging rural area of a developing country.

Core Outcome Indicators measurement guidelines (COI) – online training

April 2021
This online training is a walk through the guidelines that lay out the mandatory methodology developed by IFAD for collecting timely and reliable data on CIs at the outcome-level at project baseline, midterm and completion stages.

Good practices and innovations in risk management for agri-SME finance under COVID-19

April 2021
This report compiles experiences and lessons shared in a Live Talks series on Risk Management for Agri-SME Finance between September and December 2020.

Empowering rural people through a semiintensive rural poultry production model in Cambodia

April 2021
This is case study is on the innovative poultry model, implemented by Green Innovet Cam with IFAD, in Cambodia.

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Big Data for IFAD 2.0 – Phase 2

April 2021
This report presents the second phase of the 2019 IFAD Innovation Challenge project - Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Big Data for IFAD 2.0.

SAFIN Annual Progress Report 2020

April 2021
El presente informe documenta los resultados logrados gracias al trabajo de todos los asociados de la red SAFIN.

How to do note: Access to land for rural youth employment and entrepreneurship

April 2021
This How-to-do Note on access to land for rural youth employment and entrepreneurship complements the Toolkit on land tenure in IFAD-financed operations that highlights the importance of strengthening tenure security for rural development.

IFAD Targeting Toolkit

April 2021
This targeting toolkit provides easy access to IFAD resources to develop poverty targeting strategies and monitor their implementation.

Investing in rural people in the Pacific Islands

March 2021
For almost 40 years, IFAD has been financing initiatives in the Pacific to help rural people improve their lives. In recent years, resources, outreach and membership have expanded.

IFAD and Spain: Partnering to transform rural realities

March 2021
This brochure provides an overview of our work with Spain to invest in poor rural youth, women and men and assist countries in achieving the SDGs.

How to do note: Crop selection for diet quality and resilience

March 2021
This How to Do Note is part of a series of five Notes that accompany the NUS Operational Framework.

How to do note: Market needs and emerging opportunities assessment in NUS value chains

March 2021
This How to Do Note is part of a series of five Notes that accompany the NUS Operational Framework.

How to do note: Promote neglected and underutilized species for domestic markets

March 2021
This How to Do Note is part of a series of five Notes that accompany the NUS Operational Framework.

How to do note: Interventions in support of NUS export markets

March 2021
This How to Do Note is part of a series of five Notes that accompany the NUS Operational Framework.

How to do note: Mainstreaming NUS in national policy for nutrition outcomes

March 2021
This How to Do Note is part of a series of five Notes that accompany the NUS Operational Framework.

Investing in rural people in Burkina Faso

March 2021
In Burkina Faso, IFAD loans help better manage natural resources, in addition to building inclusive and sustainable institutions through pro-poor investments and policies and supporting innovation and education.

Resilient Food Systems Programme highlights 2020

March 2021
The 2020 Annual Report showcases the achievements and innovations of the RFS regional partners, country project teams and beneficiary communities across 12 targeted countries.

Rural women and girls 25 years after Beijing - Critical agents of positive change

February 2021
The 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, also known as “Beijing + 25”, provides an excellent opportunity for governments, civil society, the United Nations system and all development actors to take stock of progress made towards gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

Infographic: IFAD12 at a glance

February 2021
This infographic outlines the main elements of IFAD12: our ambitions, targets, approaches and tools.

Infographic: 2020 at a glance

February 2021
An overview of IFAD’s work in 2020. Learn about our response to the COVID-19 pandemic and about our initiatives that are enabling us to do more to build rural people's resilience.

Good practices in IFAD’s engagement with indigenous peoples

February 2021
This publication shares good practices for engagement with indigenous peoples as described in IFAD's investment projects as well as in the small projects financed through the Indigenous Peoples’ Assistance Facility (IPAF).

The People Behind Your Plate

February 2021
The people you will meet in this book are all participants in IFAD projects. They come from some of the world’s most fragile and remote communities.

Tunisia: Detecting change with remote sensing

January 2021
This case study presents an analysis undertaken for the IFAD-funded Agropastoral Value Chains Project in the Governorate of Médenine, Tunisia.

Sierra Leone: Fighting fires with rice paddies

January 2021
This GIS study shows that the development of rice paddies in Sierra Leone has led to fewer forest fires.

INSURED Uganda country update: Feasibility study on agricultural insurance for oilseed farmers

January 2021
What risks and challenges do small-scale producers of oilseeds in Uganda face, and could agricultural insurance help them manage and mitigate those risks?

The enhanced Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP+)

January 2021
This brochure provides an overview of ASAP+, which is expected to be the largest fund dedicated to channelling climate finance to small-scale producers.

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