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Catalogue of Geospatial Tools and Applications for Climate Investments
This catalogue features innovative geospatial tools and real life case studies from IFAD’s operations, to give a flavour of how and where IFAD uses such technology.
Investing in rural people in Madagascar
Since 1979, IFAD has funded 17 rural development projects in Madagascar for a total of US$434.285 million. Four projects are currently ongoing.
Enhancing Engagement of Private Sector and Local Communities on Peatland Management: Innovative Policies and Monitoring System in Indonesia
This brief describes how an IFAD-GEF project promotes sustainable peatland management, secure carbon stocks, and conservation of biodiversity, while improving the living standards of local communities.
Challenges and perspectives in the food and agriculture sector in post-2020 China
This policy note discusses how China could further advance its food and agricultural development model, making it greener, more sustainable, and more inclusive.
Poverty alleviation and rural revitalization in post-2020 China - Challenges and recommendations
This policy note discusses the challenges and opportunities for China to update its development model to reflect the new context. It suggests three priority areas and nine policy actions which China should focus on.
IFAD Development Practices Community
The IFAD Development Practices Community shares ideas, good practices, tools and lessons to enhance the effectiveness of development projects and better address the needs of the people IFAD serves.
EvalForward is a Community of Practice on Evaluation for Food Security, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Water harvesting systems for smallholder producers, tips for selection and design
This brief raises awareness about water harvesting systems and describes the design of water harvesting interventions. It aims to inform stakeholders on the assessment of water demand, water available for harvesting, and the selection of suitable water harvesting systems.
Stocktaking of Farmer Field Schools: Collective action, self-organization, and the role of farmers’ organizations in scaling up and institutionalizing FFS
The Farmer Field School (FFS) approach is adopted in the vast majority of projects funded by IFAD in sub-Saharan Africa. Through this stocktaking, we analyse the extent to which the FFS approach helped peasant farmers engage in collective action, band together, and become more autonomous in responding to the problems they face.