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This event will discuss how the new EU-IFAD partnership agreements can be used to promote agro-ecological approaches and other sustainable agricultural practices among youth.
IFAD and the UN Office of the Special Adviser for Africa are hosting the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) Summit 2023.
This event will explore how neuroscience can enhance the potential of evaluations and how this impacts IFAD’s work.
The Conference is the most important water event in a generation. It aims to raise awareness of the global water crisis and decide on concerted action to achieve the internationally agreed water-related goals and targets, including those contained in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Critical challenges in attaining food security and climate change adaptation in the Pacific, and opportunities for strengthened collaboration.
This year’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) focuses on innovation and education in the digital age to achieve gender equality, with an emphasis on rural women and girls.
Young people play a vital role in transforming food systems and accelerating a “Just Transition”. Leveraging young people’s fresh perspectives, innovation, and energy can spur inclusive green work opportunities in agrifood systems.
This event will examine the connections between these three resources; the synergies, conflicts and trade-offs that arise from how they are managed; and the opportunities for increased investment.
This event will deep-dive into food systems transformation, what it is all about, the role of small-scale farmers in achieving it, and how it can be financed.
This event will discuss the challenges and opportunities of private sector finance and identify concrete investments and policy actions.
Through evidence, storytelling and a Q&A, this session will showcase how the effective participation of Indigenous Peoples in decision-making and policymaking is key to achieving food security.
The forty-sixth session of the IFAD Governing Council, taking place on 14 and 15 February 2023, will focus on “Accelerating Action for Food Security”.
The sixth global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples' Forum at IFAD will focus on Indigenous Peoples’ Climate Leadership: Community-based solutions to enhance resilience and biodiversity.
This year, the decentralized farmers’ forum meetings will take place in different regions around the world with the aim of strengthening impact at country level.
During this special session of the IFAD Innovation Talks, IFAD’s President, Alvaro Lario, will share his vision of innovation for IFAD and how he expects this to deliver transformational impact for the rural poor.
To support knowledge sharing, IFAD, the International Trade Centre, the United Nations Population Fund, UN System Staff College, the World Tourism Organisation and the World Food Forum will share their 2022 Innovation Champions and experiences.
The governing body of the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will have its 15th meeting of Conference of the Parties (COP15) to approve the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.
The Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) presents opportunities to promote greater digital and financial inclusion for migrants and their families back home through African postal operators.
This Symposium, held in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in Korea, will share findings and recommendations to promote agricultural and rural development through digital solutions.
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is an international campaign running from 25 November to 10 December to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.
Under the theme “Opportunity in an evolving landscape,” this year’s event will focus on practical ways to turn the current food crisis into an opportunity for agri-SME finance and investment.
As COP27 comes to an end, we would like to invite you to our virtual learning event on transformative methodologies results in Rwanda. We will present the results of the Gender Action Learning System for Gender equality and climate change adaptation (GALS+).
Join IFAD at COP27 in addressing the nexus between climate change and poverty and discover how modern agricultural practices and climate change adaptation can become part of the solution.
Remittances contribute hugely to the economic health and social development of developing countries – IFAD and IOM know this well. For this reason, the two agencies are teaming up at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh to highlight the importance of these payments.
This year’s iteration of the event will take place on the 10-12 November and will focus on riding out the multicrisis and preserving global cooperation.
The 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) will focus on adaptation and agriculture, calling for scaled up financing for poor and vulnerable communities so they can cope with the increasing impacts of climate change.
This event will discuss the role of Development Finance Institutions in assembling finance for food systems transformation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Opportunities, innovative practices, and priority areas will also be discussed.
The Global Model United Nations (GMUN) is a simulation of the work of the United Nations. It was created in 2019 by students studying Global Governance at the University of Tor Vergata in Rome and is held in cooperation with IFAD.
Ahead of the sixth Indigenous Peoples’ Forum at IFAD in February 2023, 14 regional and sub-regional consultation meetings are being held to ensure the Forum reflects the diverse perspectives of Indigenous Peoples around the world.
This virtual side event at the World Food Forum will be a youth-led discussion on the role of young professionals and leaders in building a sustainable and healthy planet for rural youth, while bringing new perspectives and ideas to address the challenges that young people in marginalised rural communities face.
Building on last year’s success, this year the World Food Forum's (WFF) flagship event will comprise the Global Youth Forum for Food and Agriculture, the Science and Innovation Forum and the Hand-in- Hand Investment Forum.
Finance in Common is the global network of Public Development Banks (PDBs), which aims to align financial flows on the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement for Climate Change.
This webinar will provide insights on how countries are handling emission reductions and reporting against their targets, with a focus on emissions reductions in the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use sector.
IFAD’s Land Tenure Desk and FAO’s Land Tenure present the eighth webinar in their series on technological solutions for land recordation, part of the GeoTech4Tenure learning programme.
To celebrate International Rural Women’s Day, and as part of the Committee on World Food Security, IFAD’s Associate Vice-President of the Strategy and Knowledge Department, Jo Puri, will speak to women across the globe who will give their insights on what it is like to be a rural woman in an emerging food crisis.
This session, CFS 50, will focus on the theme of “Global Responses to a Global Food Crisis – Leaving No One Behind" and the findings of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022.
Part of TICAD8, this event will bring together food systems stakeholders to discuss new processes and products that add value and deliver sustainable, equitable and inclusive solutions.
In an effort to enhance the economy, efficiency, effectiveness and fairness of all operations financed by Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), the Heads of Procurement (HOP) hold annual meetings to harmonize procurement policies and practices.
Organized by the Slow Food movement, Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is the biggest international event dedicated to food politics, sustainable agriculture and the environment.
As part of TICAD8, this panel of civil society, private sector, UN and research actors will discuss challenges, lessons learned, solutions and opportunities to bolster healthy diets and sustainably transform food systems.
The 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 77) will open on Tuesday, 13 September 2022. The first day of the high-level General Debate will be Tuesday, 20 September 2022.
Ce webinaire abordera différents aspects des investissements et subventions tenant compte des inégalités femmes-hommes dans le cadre de programmes d'investissement contre les risques liés aux changements climatiques et aux catastrophes.
IFAD’s Land Tenure Desk and FAO’s Land Tenure present the seventh webinar in their series on technological solutions for land recordation, part of the GeoTech4Tenure learning programme.
This year, the expo will focus on ‘Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery: Towards a Smart and Resilient Future’.
The African Green Revolution Forum—Africa’s premier forum for driving the food and agriculture agenda on the continent—will host its annual summit under the theme ‘Grow, Nourish, Reward – Bold Actions for Resilient Food Systems’.
The Smallholder Horticulture Empowerment and Promotion (SHEP) approach transforms farmers’ mindset from "grow and sell" to "grow to sell," helping them increase their income with adequately supported technical and marketing competencies.
Speakers will discuss developing customer-centric and inclusive insurance products under the IFAD-financed Managing Risks for Rural Development Project.
IFAD Innovation Talk No. 10
A special session of IFAD’s Governing Council will be held in order to appoint its new President. Nominations received by the Secretary of IFAD for the presidency will be considered by Member States.
Join IFAD, the Smallholder and Agri-SME Finance and Investment Network (SAFIN), the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Good Food Hub to discuss the key impacts, challenges and unexpected opportunities for the future of financing agri-SMEs during times of crisis.
Innovation Day kicks off the IFAD'22 conference and will gather stakeholders to share knowledge on how to originate, pilot, test, and scale solutions that help solve challenges in rural development and climate-change adaptation.
A high-level forum that will feature IFAD’s landmarks: Excellence, Partnership, Collaboration.
The International Day of Family Remittances helps raise awareness of migrants’ crucial contribution to the development of their communities of origin.
The Annual General Assembly (AGA) of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) provides an open space for dialogue and discussion on critical emerging issues in rural development and food systems.
Through comprehensive discussion, this event will disseminate the RDR’s messages among Latin American and Caribbean decision-makers.
AgriTech Meet is a platform for key players in agriculture and food systems to discuss how to strengthen digital ecosystems in order to promote inclusive and sustainable agriculture and rural transformation.
Innovators spend 30% of their working week storytelling. Yet most lack formal training on how to use story frameworks and plotlines.
This International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) side event—hosted by IFAD, UN DESA, and the World Bank—focuses on migrants’ contribution to sustainable development. It will provide concrete suggestions on how to promote objectives 19 and 20 of the Global Compact for Migration.
As part of the IFAD’s Rural Development Report Policy Dialogue Series, this discussion will focus on finding solutions for adopting a food systems approach to catalyze inclusive rural transformation in the Near East, North Africa, Central Asia region and Europe Region.
As part of the IFAD’s Rural Development Report Policy Dialogue Series, this discussion will focus on challenges and opportunities to transform food systems for inclusive and prosperous rural transformation in West & Central Africa.
Biodiversity and the preservation of nature are essential to realizing the 2030 agenda and Paris Agreement. Yet, biodiversity loss is still on the rise.
This year’s COP15 theme, ‘Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity', is a call to action to ensure land, the lifeline on this planet, continues to benefit present and future generations.
As part of IFAD’s Rural Development Report Policy Dialogue Series, this event will explore using food systems for inclusive rural transformation in the East and Southern Africa region.
This year’s Forum focuses on “Indigenous peoples, business, autonomy and the human rights principles of due diligence including free, prior and informed consent”.
This event will present a Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) White Paper on “Transforming Food Systems – Directions for Enhancing the Catalytic Role of Donors”.
This is the second in a series of debates discussing IFAD’s Rural Development Report 2021.
Food activists, chefs, climate journalists, and farmers discuss how to raise the visibility of people who deal with climate change on the frontline: small-scale rural farmers and producers who are fighting persistent droughts, frequent floods, and rising sea levels on a daily basis.
This side event will focus on proven gender transformative approaches that build resilience against climate unpredictability and transform individuals, in particular women, into agents of change.
This year’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) focuses on achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes.
International Women’s Day 2022 is an opportunity to demonstrate the potential and achievements of women in climate change action, while calling for increased participation of women in leadership roles.
The forty-fifth session focused on the overarching theme “Leveraging innovations and finance for a climate resilient and inclusive recovery.”
Join this Governing Council 45 informal event to hear our distinguished panel discuss how we can mobilize private investments to better support smallholder farmers face climate risks.
Join this Governing Council 45 informal event to learn how joint regional operations and financing can be used to bring together key players in the Sahel and harness the opportunities of this unique region.
Join us for the first in a series of debates on IFAD’s Rural Development Report where we will discuss the untapped potential of the food system midstreams—the activities after the farm gate, such as trading, storing, processing, and distributing to consumers.
The next eGFRID webinar, jointly hosted by IFAD and the European Commission (EC), will focus on the topic of “Remittances and investment: How migrants finance sustainable development.”
IFAD Innovation Talk No. 8
This event will focus on the catalytic and pivotal role of Public Development Banks in food and nutrition. The PDB Initiative proposed by IFAD will be presented.
This webinar will present innovative rural poultry development models and explore their potential replication in other countries.
This event will address a range of specific issues in the context of nutrition-sensitive projects in East and Southern Africa benefiting from IFAD investments and grants with partners.
The Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit provides a historic opportunity to transform the way the world tackles the global challenge of malnutrition.
Join us in discussing how decent work opportunities, social protection mechanisms and workforce nutrition programmes can help achieve global nutrition security.
The first-ever 50x2030 Global Data Use Conference brought together attendees from around the world to discuss the potential uses of survey data as a tool to aid global development.
This N4G side event brings together perspectives from government representatives, food systems experts, and civil society organizations to discuss food systems solutions to increase food availability and affordability for rural people, identify interlinkages, and connect the dots.
Join us for the launch of the Following the Thread of Yak report, which looks at the yak hair industry, particularly the untapped potential of yak production in the High Asia region, and examines the impact on indigenous communities and native producers of yak fibre.
Policy mapping and prioritization exercise across 8 countries: Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan.
This eGFRID virtual webinar, hosted by IFAD for Financial Inclusion Week, will present opportunities to promote greater digital and financial inclusion for migrants and their family members back home.
This IFAD-moderated virtual event takes place within the framework of the Diaspora Innovation Days in Africa (DIDA) 2021, a virtual gathering hosted by the African Diaspora Youth Forum Europe.
The 26th UN Climate Change Conference will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021.
Join IFAD, the Asian Development Bank, ENEL Green Power, FAO, UNDP and others for a dialogue about how tracking results and targeted impact investing can drive the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Precision farming is transforming the agricultural landscape by optimizing the management of inputs based on the site-specific requirements of farm fields and animals, thereby enabling more effective and efficient use of natural, human, and financial resources.
Public Development Banks will convene for a second time to reiterate and reinforce their commitments in support of common actions for climate and sustainable development.
15 October is the International Day of Rural Women. With these Gender Awards, IFAD celebrates the women and girls who play a crucial role in bringing gender transformation and women's empowerment to rural areas.
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform working to ensure food security and nutrition for all. Using an inclusive multi-stakeholder approach, CFS develops and endorses policy recommendations and guidance on a wide range of food security and nutrition topics.
This webinar will present the work of the Jaringan Kerja Pemetaan Partisipatif (in English: Indonesian Community Mapping Network).
In this consultation space for rural youth, part of the Pre-COP26 Youth Summit in Milan, we will hear directly from young farmers who are underserved by global climate finance flows.
This third Lab webinar will present instruments for enhancing environmental and socio-economic impact assessment focused on agriculture, forestry, and land use (AFOLU).
This event will feature new evidence on, and approaches to generating evidence on, fostering inclusive climate actions in rural spaces.
This webinar will present the new GAEZ v4 platform. It will give an overview of the data the platform contains and how they can be accessed. It will also provide examples of how the data can be used to support agricultural projects and frameworks.
The UN Food Systems Summit will launch bold new actions to deliver progress on all 17 SDGs, each of which relies to some degree on healthier, more sustainable and equitable food systems.
The report promotes equitable livelihoods for rural people, who are front and centre in transforming food systems, alongside the need to improve nutrition and protect the environment.