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Nigeria IAP factsheet

June 2017
The Integrated Approach Programme on food security in Sub-Saharan Africa targets agro-ecological systems where the need to enhance food security is directly linked to opportunities for generating local and global environmental benefits.

Senegal IAP factsheet

September 2016
The Integrated Approach Programme on food security in Sub-Saharan Africa targets agro-ecological systems where the need to enhance food security is directly linked to opportunities for generating local and global environmental benefits.

Rural people and mobility: How to respond to opportunities in a changing world

October 2018
People’s movement between rural and urban areas is necessary for stable and vibrant modern economies.

Grant results sheets - Inclusive growth, rural industrial policy and participatory value chains in Latin America and the Caribbean

June 2018
The project aimed to promote a more dynamic insertion of small rural producers into value chains as a way to foster structural change in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Transforming rural lives Building a prosperous and sustainable future for all

September 2018
IFAD’s vision of inclusive and sustainable rural transformation fits closely with the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda. We work to create the social and economic conditions that can transform rural areas into places of prosperity and hope, where people can build decent livelihoods. Increasingly, IFAD acts as an assembler of development finance, mobilizing resources from a range of sources to fund projects that empower poor rural people to grow, process and sell more food, increase their incomes and determine the direction of their own lives.

Scaling up in agriculture and rural development

September 2018
The who, what, where, why and how of Scaling Up.

Research Series Issue 34: Farm size and productivity - Lessons from recent literature

January 2019
This paper considers the relationship between farm size and productivity patterns across countries and within countries.

IFAD post-2015 implementation brief 4 - Investing in Rural People

October 2016
The importance of the rural sector for sustainable development is well recognized in the debate on the post-2015 agenda, particularly in connection with sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition, corresponding to the second proposed Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2) drafted by the Open Working Group (OWG) this past summer. Both agriculture and more broadly rural development are, however, important also for many other SDGs related to poverty eradication, reduction of inequalities, inclusive growth, protection of ecosystems, combating of climate change and others.

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Country Technical Note on Indigenous Peoples Issues

January 2012
The DRC is a multi-ethnic country with some 250 ethnic groups, including several indigenous Pygmy groups.