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As the world moves to protect oceans, we must also protect small-scale fishers

March 2023 - BLOG
As the world welcomes the historic UN agreement to legally protect high seas, we must also ensure that small-scale fishers continue to be protected.

A new chapter in IFAD’s work with persons with disabilities

March 2023 - BLOG
Meet IFAD’s new Disability Inclusion Champion as she works towards amplifying the voice and potential of persons with disabilities.

It’s time to step up.

February 2023 - BLOG
In today’s multi-crisis context, one disaster quickly follows another. With crisis fatigue setting in, the time is now to invest in solutions with lasting impact, including food systems and small-scale farmers.

How livestock in Lesotho is adapting to climate change

January 2023 - BLOG
An IFAD-FAO study from Lesotho provides valuable insight on how to mitigate against climate change while sustainably producing enough healthy food for everyone.

Why insects are the next global superfood

January 2023 - BLOG
IFAD helps rural small-scale farmers reduce emissions while adapting to climate change. Find out how rearing insects as human food and livestock feed can achieve these goals.

Why ownership matters: What I learned from farmers in Kenya and Tanzania

December 2022 - BLOG
Following a recent visit to Tanzania and Kenya, IFAD AVP, Satu Santala, shares what she learned about sustainable development from the farmers themselves.

The youth weigh in on COP27

November 2022 - BLOG
As today’s young people grow into tomorrow’s adults, the impacts of climate change are simultaneously growing and worsening. Rural youth are valuable contributors to climate action. At COP27, we showcased the lives and ambitions of young innovators and activists. Find out what they had to say.

Cooking at the top of the world: A family in Nepal share their story of climate resilience with Meteorologist Clare Nasir

November 2022 - BLOG
Meteorologist Clare Nasir travels to Nepal where she shares a homecooked meal with a local family and discovers how rural farming communities are adapting to the threat of climate change.

Mind the Gap: Climate adaptation is falling far short of needs

November 2022 - BLOG
To respond to the impacts of climate change that are already happening around us every day, we urgently need to invest in climate adaptation. UNEP’s Adaptation Gap Report identifies the gap between where we are and where we need to be. Jo Puri shares her impressions on what this year’s report reveals.

At COP27, we need big wins for a greener future, says IFAD President

November 2022 - BLOG
Ahead of this year’s COP, President Lario shares three big wins for the planet that can mitigate climate change and help the world’s poorest rural people adapt to its inevitable impacts.

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