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Handbook for Scaling Irrigation Systems
Handbook for Scaling Irrigation Systems is a joint publication between IFAD and IFC on how to develop and scale innovative solutions to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers and increase crop productivity.
GeoTech4Tenure: Technical guide on combining geospatial technology and participatory methods for securing tenure rights
This technical guide provides orientation for project designers and implementers on how to combine participatory methods and geomatics technology to strengthen legitimate tenure rights in land-based investments.
Mapping Rural Development: How to use GIS to monitor and evaluate projects
This practical manual provides guidance on how to use geographic information systems (GIS) in the monitoring and evaluation of rural development projects.
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.
Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific region: A synthesis of ongoing work
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.
The Innovation Catalogue showcases a set of 23 solutions to challenges faced by small-scale producers in East and Southern Africa.
Tunisia: Detecting change with remote sensing
This case study presents an analysis undertaken for the IFAD-funded Agropastoral Value Chains Project in the Governorate of Médenine, Tunisia.
IFAD Innovation Network
The IFAD Innovation Network is an informal, democratic, non-hierarchical space for sharing ideas, good practices, tools and lessons learned about innovation at IFAD.
Crowdfunding Malian diaspora remittances to finance rural entrepreneurship
This case study examines a pilot initiative carried out by the IFAD-supported FIER project in Mali, together with the Babyloan crowdfunding platform, to leverage diaspora remittances abroad as a way to support rural entrepreneurship in the home country.
IFAD’s community of practice for geospatial applications aims to enhance IFAD’s operations and impact through systematic integration of geospatial tools, methods and data analytics.
The objective of IFAD’s ICT4D strategy is to provide a framework for leveraging information and communication technology (ICT) to increase development impact and improve the economic and the social conditions of rural people.
The Forum for Agricultural Risk Management in Development (FARM-D) is a Community of Practice managed by the Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM) for knowledge exchange on agricultural risk management in developing countries.
Stories from the field: Innovative agriculture
Unlocking opportunities for rural entrepreneurs and farmers in the sub-Mekong region.
Accelerating knowledge generation for data-driven decision making
Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers great potential for international financial institutions to accelerate knowledge generation and strengthen data-driven decision making.
Exploring the advantages of blockchain technology for smallholder farming
This briefing note is intended as a primer on blockchain and a spur to begin considering how best to capitalize on blockchain technology to achieve IFAD’s objectives.
Scaling up e-learning
Learn about scaling up, its basic concepts and why it is important for organisations like IFAD working in agriculture and rural development.