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Disability in rural areas: A matter of perception

October 2020 - BLOG

One billion people – 15 per cent of the world’s population – currently have a disability, and 80 per cent of them live in developing countries. People with disabilities, despite being “the world’s largest minority,” are often overlooked.

Opportunities for policy engagement in NEN and beyond

October 2020 - BLOG
All too often, the path to sustainable development is blocked by outdated policies and legislation.

Results-based financing: A potential game-changer for IFAD's future operations

September 2020 - BLOG
IFAD is always exploring new lending instruments to increase the number of potential financial solutions it can offer. 

Fighting food waste in China: Local efforts, global effects

September 2020 - BLOG
Reflecting on the fundamental role that sustainable food production and consumption plays in promoting food security and sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems.

A second chance for Sri Lankan tea

September 2020 - BLOG
I grew up knowing that Sri Lankan tea was truly something special. People all across my native Egypt competed with each other to bring home those packages with the trademark “Ceylon Tea” stamped on the side.

Maximizing impact in the LAC region with SSTC and knowledge management

September 2020 - BLOG

Although the residents of the global South may live worlds apart from each other, they often face a surprisingly similar set of challenges.

IFAD country programmes adapt to the COVID-19 crisis: Updates from the Asia-Pacific region

September 2020 - BLOG

The scale of the challenge has become ever more daunting across the region. 

Years later, IFAD-established seed producer groups to continue improving their communities’ climate resilience

August 2020 - BLOG
Lack of access to seed is a common problem for small-scale farmers in Nepal and elsewhere.

Location, location, location: Why using GIS in rural development projects is fundamental

July 2020 - BLOG
Knowing the geographic location of people or things helps us to monitor well-being and assess the impact of events.

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