The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

July 2019
This year’s report presents evidence that the absolute number of people who suffer from hunger continues to slowly increase. The report also highlights that food insecurity is more than just hunger.

Projet d’Appui à l’Intensification et à la Valorisation Agricoles du Burundi (PAIVA‑B) - Les resultats

July 2019
L’objectif global du PAIVA‑B était principalement l’augmentation de la production agricole des ménages pauvres, une production commerciale, rentable pour que les bénéficiaires puissent avoir des revenus et améliorer leurs conditions de vie.

Fighting poverty with bamboo

July 2019
For millions of poor people in East and Southern Africa, bamboo has huge potential to alleviate poverty, protect the environment and help achieve the SDGs. 

Investing in rural people in Cambodia

July 2019

To date, 9 projects have been conducted in the country, at a total cost of US$588.43 million million, with IFAD financing amounting to US$151.6 million. An estimated 1,338,500 households have benefited directly.

Support to Farmers Organizations in Africa Programme (SFOAP): Completion Report

June 2019
This completion report is a compilation of activities and achievements of the Support to Farmers’ Organizations in Africa Programme (SFOAP).

IFAD Annual Report 2018

June 2019

Learn about IFAD's work, investments and results in our 2018 Annual Report.

2019 Rural Development Report

June 2019

IFAD’s RDR 2019 finds that this enormous rural youth population can pay a rich dividend in terms of social and economic growth – but only if they are given the right opportunities.

Stocktake of the use of household methodologies in IFAD’s portfolio

June 2019
This report presents the findings from a desk-based review of household methodologies (HHM) activities and results in the IFAD loan portfolio and a consultation with individuals with first-hand experience of HHM. 

An outlook on Asia’s agricultural and rural transformation: Prospects and options for making it an inclusive and sustainable one

June 2019
If the success of Asian countries in transforming their rural economy is measured by the extent to which poverty has declined over the past 20 years, there is no question that their transformation can be regarded as one of the major achievements in human history. However, new problems are overtaking the older ones and Asia is now entering a critical part of its history. 

Investing in rural people in The Gambia

June 2019

Since 1982, IFAD has supported 10 programmes and projects in The Gambia totalling US$93 million and directly benefiting more than 155,000 rural households. 

Investing in rural people in Guinea-Bissau

June 2019
The current IFAD country strategy note for Guinea-Bissau is based on the political priorities defined by Terra Ranka, as well as the sectoral priorities and programmes of the National Agricultural Investment Programme.

Closing the gaps: Public policy note for the inclusion of a gender and intercultural perspective in agriculture and rural development

June 2019

The purpose of this note is to support dialogue to consider the gender equality approach and the cultural approach in policies for food security, productivity, and rural development.