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10 ways to reduce food loss: lessons from the field
Food loss occurring after harvest and before retail sale, also termed post-harvest loss, is a key challenge in many developing countries and one that IFAD is committed to alleviate.
Call for proposals: IFAD grant financing the implementation of a project on "Innovative regenerative agriculture approaches to improve resilience and food security"
The Near East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Division of IFAD is pleased to share this call for proposals aimed at selecting a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive an IFAD grant.
This is what sustainable development looks like: How IFAD projects reap rewards long after they end
Investing in rural communities is a long-term solution to many of the problems the world is facing – but projects must keep giving, long after they’ve come to an end. Find out more about IFAD’s longtail impacts across the globe.
France, Norway and Spain make landmark financial commitments to IFAD, as President urges others to follow suit
After France and Norway announced their highest-ever financial contributions to IFAD yesterday, preceded by Spain’s pledge of a four-fold increase last week, IFAD President Alvaro Lario is calling on leaders to urgently follow suit.
Counting the cost of malnutrition - Episode 48
In this episode, we’re tackling malnutrition. In the spotlight we have an intriguing report on obesity in developing countries. Then we speak to IFAD's Lead Technical Specialist on Nutrition, Joyce Njoro, about the factors driving food inflation and its impact on access to healthy diets. Also in episode 48, Nadine Gbossa shares with us the key findings from this year's UN Food Systems Stocktaking Moment.
Fitch Ratings confirms AA+ rating for the International Fund for Agricultural Development
Fitch Ratings confirmed IFAD Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'AA+' with a Stable Outlook.
El FIDA impulsó la formación digital de 2,400 jóvenes en Bolivia, Colombia y Honduras para revalorizar la ruralidad en las redes sociales
Con el objetivo de revalorizar la ruralidad desde el protagonismo juvenil, el FIDA premió hoy en su sede en Roma a los jóvenes ganadores del Concurso de YouTubers y TikTokers Rurales, provenientes de Bolivia, Colombia y Honduras.
IFAD President at UNGA: “The climate crisis hinders efforts to eradicate hunger and poverty”
World leaders gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), to rebuild trust, reignite solidarity among nations and rescue the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This includes rescuing Sustainable Development Goals for Zero Hunger and No Poverty. Alvaro Lario, President of IFAD, warns of the dire and irreversible effects that the climate crisis will have on hunger and poverty if sound adaptation measures are not taken quickly.
FAO, IsDB, and IFAD Collaborate to Strengthen Food Security Technologies for Smallholder Farmers
FAO, IsDB, and IFAD have joined hands in a significant partnership agreement aimed at enhancing global food security and nutrition. This trilateral cooperation agreement focuses on empowering rural smallholder farmers by providing them with accessible, affordable and adaptable technologies crucial for ensuring food security.
Why the Sustainable Development Goals matter: your questions answered
As countries meet to evaluate how much progress has been made towards the Sustainable Development Goals, find out more about these 17 objectives and why they’re important for the rural communities we work with.
North Africa is struggling to cope. The terrible events of this week will become all too familiar unless we invest in resilience
IFAD’s Regional Director for the NEN region, Dina Saleh, reacts to the disastrous events that have occurred in the region this week.
Earthquake devastates poor rural communities in Morocco
A devastating earthquake in Morocco has rocked rural communities. IFAD’s team are on the ground to understand how our project participants and the projects themselves have been affected.
Recipes for Change: Gaeng Nor Mai Som (Lao soured bamboo soup)
Chef Saeng's Gaeng Nor Mai Som, a hearty and delicious Lao sour bamboo soup, takes us on a flavourful journey into the heart of Southeast Asia.
South-South action to confront development challenges
Rural people across the world live in a dizzying array of contexts, yet they face surprisingly similar struggles. Through South-South and Triangular Cooperation, countries in the Global South learn from each other and share resources so they can overcome development challenges together.
Investing in a better future: Asia and the Pacific
The Asia Pacific region is one of dizzying contrasts and incredible scale. We caught up with Regional Director, Reehana Rifat Raza, to find out the challenges faced by rural people in this dynamic region and how investment can make all the difference for their futures.
ALIDE y el FIDA unen fuerzas para fortalecer el desarrollo rural en América Latina y el Caribe
En el marco de la Cumbre de Finanzas en Común 2023, la Asociación Latinoamericana de Instituciones Financieras para el Desarrollo (ALIDE) y el FIDA han anunciado su nuevo partenariado para promover el desarrollo agrícola y rural, impulsar la seguridad alimentaria y combatir la pobreza rural en toda América Latina y el Caribe.
What are Public Development Banks? Your questions answered
Public Development Banks are a crucial but often underappreciated force driving global change for the better. As the world confronts compounding crises, we deep dive into PDBs and why they matter for rural people.