Investing in rural people in Indonesia

November 2019

Over the last 40 years, IFAD and the government have invested more than US$1 billion in rural people to strengthen inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth. 

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Advantage: Fostering food security and nutrition, increasing

November 2019

This report presents selected achievements and lessons from the growing portfolio of fisheries and aquaculture investments supported by IFAD.

Investir dans les populations rurales en République de Côte d’Ivoire

November 2019

Depuis 1984, le FIDA a investi 174,65 millions d’USD dans 11 programmes et projets en Côte d’Ivoire, pour un financement total de 384,37 millions d’USD.

Technologies for Climate-Resilient Smallholder Agriculture: Sharing practices from Brazil with Africa

November 2019
Brazil and Africa share similar environmental, climate and social conditions, and both face similar development challenges. This creates interesting opportunities for South-South collaboration through technology transfer in several areas, including agriculture, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and value chains development.

Exploring the advantages of blockchain technology for smallholder farming

October 2019
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. 

Policy brief: Partnering with indigenous peoples for the SDGs

October 2019
The involvement of indigenous peoples is key to achieving the ambitions of the SDGs.

Investing in rural people in India

October 2019

IFAD has been working in India for more than 40 years. The current country strategic opportunities programme is fully aligned with the government’s policy framework. 

How to do note: Mainstreaming nutrition into COSOPs and investment projects

October 2019

This How-to-do Note is a practical step by step operational guidance on mainstreaming nutrition in IFAD-supported country strategies and investment projects for use by IFAD staff, consultants and partners.

Research Series Issue 40: Local-economy impacts of cash crop promotion

October 2019
This is the first study to quantify the general equilibrium impacts of introducing a new cash crop into a poor isolated economy, including impacts on environmentally sensitive fishing activities.

Investing in rural people in Egypt

October 2019

Egypt is IFAD’s largest recipient of financial assistance in the Near East and North Africa. It was one of the first countries to receive IFAD financing. 

The Food Loss Reduction Advantage: Building sustainable food systems

September 2019
Around one third of the food globally produced is estimated to be lost or wasted along the supply chain. These losses affect disproportionally developing countries.

Investing in rural people in Bangladesh

September 2019
IFAD has worked in Bangladesh for almost 40 years. It has supported 31 projects, costing a total of US$1,929.8 million, with IFAD financing of US$717.2 million.