China’s remaining challenges in reducing poverty
Next year China is hoping to announce that they have eradicated extreme poverty - but what are the challenges that China would need to deal with after 2020?
Meeting the challenge of SDG2: The moment for action
We are just over 10 years out from the deadline to the meet the SDGs, but the goals will require a step change in the quantity and quality of financing made available.
More than 100 million young adults are still living in extreme poverty
In recent years, the concerns and worldviews of young adults have been increasingly occupying center stage in global debates. And they should.
Strengthening the resilience of small-scale farmers is critical to reversing the rise in hunger and ending poverty
Today, on the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, I wanted to step back and reflect on progress.
What does the evidence say about the expected benefits of rural land tenure security?
Improving farmers' land tenure security is expected to have many economic, social and environmental benefits.
Water and the SDGs – the crucial common denominator
When a human baby is born, 75 per cent of its body mass is water. We are made of water and, like all living creatures on our planet, we would wither and die without it.
How inclusive rural transformation will be crucial to promote sustainable and resilient societies
IFAD highlights that the rural world – where most poor and hungry people live – deserves special attention.