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Interview with Recipes for Change Chef Lance Seeto
In addition to climate change, the Pacific Island communities are succumbing to modern diseases caused by a change of diet and lifestyle.
Enabling farming families to fight climate change: the key to survival
IFAD has adapted its development strategies for Viet Nam from focusing on boosting agricultural production to commercialisation and sustainability of smallholders.
The advantage of investing in sustainable fisheries, aquaculture and coastal communities
The fisheries sector is crucial for enhancing healthy diets, as fish are a valuable source of nutrients and micronutrients.
Mobile money: A product of choice for women to send and receive remittances
Women constitute the majority of remittance recipients globally and remittances have an impact on both women’s actual income as well as on social norms.
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.
The disarming case to act right now on climate change
Last Friday was the global climate strike day. I have found myself wondering how we have arrived to this point.
PARM and the G20 commitment on building resilience to agricultural risks
Following the spikes in global food prices in the years 2006, 2008, and 2011, agricultural risk management has become an important topic in G20 discussions.
What helps value chain projects work best for rural producers?
Is it possible to link small-scale producers to emerging opportunities in dynamic food systems?
Migration, agriculture and food systems – Understanding links to achieve better outcomes
Opportunities for migration and mobility have long influenced people's lives and livelihoods.
Enhancing policy dialogue on climate finance in Africa
Smallholder farmers play a vital role in food security, nutrition and economic growth in Africa, but their livelihoods are already threatened by climate change.
Measuring youth participation in agriculture in Tanzania and Malawi
In our recent IFAD Research Series study we looked at the dynamics of employment in agriculture in Tanzania and Malawi.
The challenges of conducting impact assessments of community driven development projects
How can we measure the impact of project interventions on the people and communities participating?
High unemployment rates among rural youth are destabilizing the Near East and North Africa region
When economic opportunities are limited, programs and policies to help rural youth will generally be ineffective.