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Toolkit: Household methodologies: harnessing the family's potential for change

October 2014
The toolkit on Household Methodologies (HHMs) is composed of three parts.

Toolkit: Commodity value chain development projects

October 2014
Strong links to markets for poor rural producers are essential to increasing agricultural income, generating economic growth in rural areas and reducing hunger and poverty. Every product that is sold locally, nationally or internationally is often part of an agricultural value chain (VC). From a development perspective, VCs are one of the instruments through which market forces can be harnessed to benefit poor rural women and men – not just producers, but wage earners, service providers and others.

How to do note: Land tenure in IFAD project design

October 2014
This How To Do Note provides guidance on how to carry out a land assessment at the project design stage. Through this assessment, it will be possible to identify key land tenure issues in the project area and to indicate how they can be resolved through project activities and interventions.

Lessons learned: Pastoralism land rights and tenure

October 2014
This note highlights lessons learned on pastoralism land rights and tenure aiming to inform the design and implementation of country strategies and projects from the point of view of land tenure issues faced by pastoralists. It also provides examples of how IFAD has dealt with some of these issues through its programmes and projects.

How to do note: Land tenure in IFAD country strategies (RB-COSOPs)

October 2014
This How To Do Note provides guidance on how to carry out a land assessment at the RB-COSOP stage to provide indications on key land tenure issues that the country (or area of interest) is facing and how they could be strategically addressed to achieve the country’s strategic objectives.

How to do note: Participatory land-use planning

October 2014
This How To Do Note provides a description of the participatory land-use planning (PLUP) methodology with the steps that should be followed to implement it in IFAD interventions with some practical examples of how this has been done.

Toolkit: Land tenure in IFAD-financed operations

October 2014
The land tenure toolkit offers valuable guidelines to help practitioners analyze and address land tenure issues during the devopment of country strategies and in the design and implementation of programmes and projects.

Lessons learned: Supporting rural young people in IFAD projects

October 2014
IFAD has always adopted a proactive approach to the targeting of poor rural people of all ages in order to reduce the social and economic inequalities that help generate and perpetuate poverty.

Lessons learned: Key performance indicators and performance-based agreements

October 2014
Key performance indicators (KPIs) can be used in an IFAD-sponsored project to measure performance in a regular and consistent manner. This note discusses the use of KPIs as well as the challenges associated with it. This discussion is followed by a review of the lessons learned by IFAD and other organizations, and concludes with strategic recommendations for follow-up.

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