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01 NOV

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference will take place from 1–12 November 2021.

01 - 12 November 2021
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27 OCT

Join IFAD, the Asian Development Bank, ENEL Green Power, FAO and UNDP and others for a dialogue about how tracking results and targeted impact investing can drive the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

27 October 2021
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22 OCT

Precision Farming is transforming the agriculture landscape by supporting farmers with optimal management of agriculture inputs based on site-specific requirements of farm fields and animals, enabling more effective and efficient use of natural, human, and financial resources.

22 October 2021
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19 OCT

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.

19 - 20 October 2021
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15 OCT

15 October is the International Day of Rural Women and, with these Gender Awards, IFAD wants to celebrate women and girls who play a crucial role and contribute to gender transformation and women's empowerment in rural areas.

15 October 2021
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11 OCT

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all. Using a multi-stakeholder, inclusive approach, CFS develops and endorses policy recommendations and guidance on a wide range of food security and nutrition topics.

11 - 14 October 2021
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07 OCT

This webinar will present the work of the Jaringan Kerja Pemetaan Partisipatif (JKPP - in English: Indonesian Community Mapping Network).

07 October 2021
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30 SEP

In this consultation space for rural youth during the Pre-Cop26 Youth Summit in Milan, we will hear directly from young farmers who are underserved by global climate finance flows.

30 September 2021
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29 SEP

The second session brings together lessons from 2020’s TerraFund, from the World Resources Institute, and 2018’s Smallholder Forestry Vehicle (SPV), from Komaza. Both instruments allow investments in regenerative practices by smallholder farmers.

29 September 2021
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29 SEP

This event will feature new evidence and approaches to generating evidence on fostering inclusive climate actions in rural spaces.

29 September 2021
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29 SEP

This webinar will present the new GAEZ v4 platform. It will give an overview of the data the platform contains and how it can be accessed. It will also give examples how the data can be used to support agricultural projects and frameworks.

29 September 2021
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23 SEP

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.

23 September 2021
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21 SEP

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.

21 September 2021
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20 SEP

To amplify the voices of small-scale farmers and other rural people in sub-Saharan Africa, Farm Radio International partnered with IFAD, World Vision Canada, and the Canadian Food Security Policy Group to conduct a series of On Air Dialogues.

20 September 2021
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17 SEP

Únase a las Agencias de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura con sede en Roma, el FIDA, la FAO, y el PMA, en el Día de las Naciones Unidas para la Cooperación Sur-Sur. El tema de este año es: La transformación de los sistemas agroalimentarios y las voces del Sur global.

17 September 2021
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14 SEP

The theme for UNGA 2021 is Building resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainability, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalize the United Nations.”

14 - 30 September 2021
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09 SEP

FAO and IFAD webinar series of GeoTech4Tenure.

09 September 2021
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09 SEP

This event will highlight key elements of donor perspectives on the food systems agenda in response to the UN Food Systems Summit.

09 September 2021
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08 SEP

Join us for the launch of IFAD’s first comprehensive report on a holistic approach to sustainable production and food systems.

08 September 2021
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07 SEP

The AGRF is considered the world’s most important and impactful forum for African agriculture.

07 - 10 September 2021
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27 JUL

This Pre-Food Systems Summit session will hear from leaders from the public sector, Public Development Banks (PDBs), private investors, farmers’ organizations, and others to discuss how PDBs – responsible for over two thirds of formal financing for agriculture – can catalyse more green and inclusive investments in food and agriculture, and channel more financing towards small-scale producers.

27 July 2021
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27 JUL

This Pre-Summit session gives a voice to small-scale producers and agri-entrepreneurs in poor and marginalized areas who may not otherwise be heard.

27 July 2021
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26 JUL

This three-day Pre-Summit will bring together the efforts and contributions of the global engagement process designed to give shape to our ambitions to transform our food systems.

26 - 28 July 2021
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22 JUL

A festival of short films, documentaries, video clips and animation shorts, held in the heart of Sicily.

22 - 25 July 2021
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21 JUL

In this pre-Food System Summit session we will take a close look at the challenges food systems are facing, the key drivers of change and the potential game changing solutions.

21 July 2021
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15 JUL

Lessons learned from IFAD’s Adaptation to Smallholder Agriculture Programme to highlight practical ways to support the resilience of the small-scale farmers around the world.

15 July 2021
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14 JUL

This webinar introduced the role of the public sector in Israel in creating and enabling environments and platforms for the assimilation of innovative agri-tech in to farming practices.

14 July 2021
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14 JUL

Over two days of virtual events on 14 and 15 July, Devex reporters will dig into what is on the agenda, talk to experts both inside and outside the planning process, and set the stage for what success looks like for the pre-summit and summit to follow.

14 - 15 July 2021
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13 JUL

This study compared the average pasture conditions of 2000-2004 and 2016-2020 using Landsat-based spectral indices and a digital elevation model. The remote sensing analysis took pasture types, grazing periods, altitudes, and a dataset with field measurements into account.

13 July 2021
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12 JUL

This webinar will launch a new report by Grow Asia, commissioned by IFAD, which illustrates how digital technologies are reshaping agriculture in the region. 

12 July 2021
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09 JUL

How to integrate reforms in social protection programmes with agricultural and rural interventions to benefit family farmers and improve their resilience.

09 July 2021
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07 JUL

The Global Model United Nations is a simulation of the work of the United Nations. It was created in 2019 by students of University of Rome Tor Vergata and is organized by the public universities of Rome in cooperation with IFAD.

07 - 09 July 2021
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30 JUN

Join ICIMOD and IFAD for the launch of a Resource Book and policy briefs for transitioning shifting cultivation to resilient farming systems.

30 June 2021
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25 JUN

Join us for this Food Systems independent dialogue explores possible solutions and actions for aquatic foods to be key in food systems transformations.

25 June 2021
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23 JUN

Optimizing results and enhancing the nexus among gender equality, climate resilience and nutrition.

23 June 2021
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16 JUN

On 16 and 17 June, IFAD will host the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development 2021, held virtually.

16 - 17 June 2021
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10 JUN

Join IFAD, Food Tank, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and the Champions Network for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit for a series of panel discussions to explore how to transform and strengthen the world’s food systems.

10 June 2021
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04 JUN

CFS is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all.

04 June 2021
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04 JUN

Join us, with panellists from academia, research, governments, civil society and development agencies, to discuss the climate-nutrition nexus.

04 June 2021
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05 MAY

Farmers supported by the Smallholder Commercialization Programme have shifted from slash-and-burn cultivation to rice cultivation in inland swamps.

05 May 2021
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05 MAY

Join IFAD and Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD), featuring Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Kremer, in a dialogue about digital agriculture and the rural poor.

05 May 2021
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29 APR

This side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is an opportunity to report on the progress made with the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum at IFAD.

29 April 2021
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29 APR

This high-level dialogue will identify ways to expand activities, financing and partnerships to further leverage technology and innovation for transformation of agriculture in Africa.

29 - 30 April 2021
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26 APR

Side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), supported by IFAD, FAO and WFP.

26 April 2021
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21 APR

How spatial analysis was used to target poor and vulnerable communities in the design of IFAD-funded projects in Latin America.

21 April 2021
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09 APR

IFAD is preparing the GCF Great Green Wall Umbrella Programme through a consultative process to ensure it responds to the needs and priorities of the countries involved.

08 APR

This event will look at proposals from the UN Food Systems Summit process and solutions from different regions, and consider their potential from the perspectives of women entrepreneurs, investors, and other key stakeholders.

08 April 2021
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31 MAR

IFAD will present GeoScan, an innovative IT application giving access to over 180 data layers from verified sources that can be used in the design of IFAD strategies and projects for countries in West and Central Africa.

31 March 2021
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29 MAR

This Forum is a historical opportunity to promote the full implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action.

29 - 31 March 2021
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26 MAR

Find out more about how remote sensing products can be successfully incorporated into impact evaluation models, opening new possibilities for the assessment of ecosystem restoration programmes.

26 March 2021
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24 MAR

This short and informative webinar will present an interesting geo-spatial study that used pasture type maps, geo-botany maps, and remote sensing to analyse the health of pastures in one municipality in Kyrgyzstan.

 

24 March 2021
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24 MAR

While we may have clear intentions, our decisions are not always a reflection of the goals we wish to achieve. 

24 March 2021
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17 MAR

In advance of the UN Food Systems Summit, stakeholders from all sectors are convening through Food Systems Summit Dialogues, organized to identify game-changing solutions with transformative potential to achieve sustainable food systems.

17 March 2021
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17 MAR

This short and informative webinar will present a geo-spatial climate vulnerability mapping tool developed by GeoAdapt, a project funded by IFAD’s Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme II.

17 March 2021
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08 MAR

Este año, queremos celebrar los enormes esfuerzos que realizan mujeres y niñas en todo el mundo para forjar un futuro más igualitario y recuperarse de la pandemia de la Covid-19.

08 March 2021
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24 FEB

Join IFAD, IFPRI and CGIAR for the launch of the Agricultural Investment Data Analyzer tool (AIDA).  

24 February 2021
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17 FEB

Join us on Wednesday and Thursday for the 44th session of the IFAD Governing Council - IFAD’s main decision-making body. The overarching theme this year is rural development: a prerequisite for global resilience.

17 - 18 February 2021
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08 FEB
This virtual festival is just one of the events taking place during Indigenous Week (8 to 12 February 2021).  
08 - 12 February 2021
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08 FEB
Indigenous Week will host the side events for the fifth global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum.
08 - 12 February 2021
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08 FEB
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all.
08 - 12 February 2021
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05 FEB
This virtual meeting will explore innovative models for promoting the social and economic inclusion of rural people.
05 February 2021
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02 FEB
The fifth global meeting of the Forum will focus on the value of indigenous food systems: resilience in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
02 - 04 February 2021
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01 FEB

Join Action Track 4 as we canvass ideas and create opportunities for you to participate!

01 February 2021
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25 JAN

Our planet is getting warmer, which has a growing impact on our societies and economies. We need to adapt to a new, more extreme climate.

25 - 26 January 2021
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11 JAN
The One Planet Summit for Biodiversity will gather leaders from around the world to bring concrete and innovative solutions for reducing pressure on nature. 
11 January 2021
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17 DEC
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, food systems around the globe faced notable challenges, including the impacts of climate change and other man-made disasters. 
17 December 2020
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10 DEC

This is the fourth consultation for IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment (IFAD12).

10 - 11 December 2020
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01 DEC
The ambition of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit is to launch a collective journey of transforming our food systems to give us the best possible chance of delivering on the 2030 Agenda.
01 December 2020
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25 NOV
Join us for a virtual field visit to an IFAD-funded project in Senegal.
25 November 2020
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25 NOV
This event will open the 16 Days of Activism by looking at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected gender inequalities.
25 November 2020
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24 NOV

This seminar intends to promote the sharing of knowledge, experiences and lessons learned on poverty reduction and digitalization through the use of South-South and Triangular Cooperation.

24 November 2020
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23 NOV

This virtual event will be a key milestone in the run-up to the UN Food Systems Summit in 2021.

23 - 24 November 2020
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13 NOV

In this second of three events hosted by IFAD and Devex, we will shine a light on the needs of small-scale farmers in the face of climate change, as well as the barriers hindering them from accessing climate finance.

13 November 2020
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12 NOV

High-Level Dialogue. Common vision, common action: Catalysing new investment models for financing sustainable food systems

12 November 2020
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02 NOV

The selected theme for this year’s AGA, “Pathways for Food Systems Transformation,” will open a discussion on what processes are needed at local, national, regional and global levels to underpin food systems transformation, and on the role that donors can play in catalyzing and supporting such processes.

02 - 05 November 2020
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02 NOV
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up the Youth at Heart virtual forum to address the challenges young people face when entering the labour market.
02 November 2020
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30 OCT

IFAD's RTA programme can help countries meet the challenges of modernizing their agriculture sector. To learn more about this innovative service, join our webinar, being held as part of the Diplomacy Festival.

30 October 2020
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19 OCT

This is the third consultation of IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment (IFAD12).

19 - 21 October 2020
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15 OCT

This event will showcase how Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge, cultural values, and sustainable management systems are essential to a more food secure future. It will address the increased challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the importance of building mutually beneficial partnerships with their communities and organizations to leave no-one behind.

16 October 2020
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15 OCT

To coincide with the UN International Day of Rural Women, this first virtual event will elevate the value these women and girls bring to their families and communities even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

15 October 2020
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08 OCT
Terra Madre is the biggest international event dedicated to food, the environment, agriculture and food politics, organized by the Slow Food movement.
08 October 2020
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24 SEP

This year marks the first observance of the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. It also comes during the global COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought about a global wake-up on the need to transform and rebalance the way our food is produced and consumed.

29 September 2020
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16 SEP
The role of South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the transformation of food systems, in view of COVID-19
16 September 2020
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15 SEP
The UN will mark its 75th anniversary with a one-day high-level meeting at the opening of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, on 21 September 2020.
15 - 30 September 2020
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08 SEP
The AGRF is considered the world’s most important and impactful forum for African agriculture.
08 - 11 September 2020
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04 SEP
The COVID-19 pandemic came from the wild and closed down the world – but it has also demonstrated that a rapid global response is possible!
04 September 2020
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26 AUG
World Water Week is organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place between 24 and 28 August.
26 August 2020
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20 AUG

The SicilyFarm Film Festival will be held in August 2020 at the Farm Cultural Park, Favara, Sicily, with the last two nights at the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

19 - 22 August 2020
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22 JUL
This is the reconvened second consultation of IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment (IFAD12).
22 - 23 July 2020
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14 JUL
Partnering with Indigenous Peoples: Leveraging their knowledge to achieve the SDGs by 2030 while addressing the COVID-19 outbreak
14 July 2020
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10 JUL

Hear from Sir Michael Barber about the Deliverology® methodology and its importance for creating more capable states. 

16 July 2020
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07 JUL
Global Model United Nations 2020 is the second edition of the Global Model United Nations conference, created by students of BA Global Governance, University of Rome Tor Vergata, and organized by students from all the three public Universities of Rome. It is a simulation of the workings of the United Nations, where students don the hats of delegates of various countries and attempt to resolve global issues.
07 - 08 July 2020
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06 JUL

This event will showcase how indigenous peoples’ food systems, knowledge, values and sustainable livelihoods have been essential in responding to the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

16 July 2020
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19 JUN
These two online talks on bridging research and policy responses to COVID-19 will bring together academics and policy-makers to synthetize responses on the most relevant topics for the Rome-based food and agriculture Agencies.
19 June 2020
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16 JUN

This is the second consultation of IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment (IFAD12). The year-long process typically consists of four main meetings.

16 - 17 June 2020
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11 JUN
Remittances directly impact one billion people: they are sent home by 200 million migrants, an estimated half of whom are women, to help feed, shelter, educate and support the health of 800 million family members. 
16 June 2020
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11 JUN
A conversation between Nobel Laureate Michael Kremer and IFAD president Gilbert Houngbo.
12 June 2020
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29 MAY
On Friday 29 May, IFAD and WEF will host a special event and online briefing with leadership from IFAD and UN Goodwill Ambassadors for IFAD Idris and Sabrina Elba.
29 May 2020
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14 MAY

As COVID-19 continues to sweep the world, we are forced to constantly reassess our expectations of both the human and economic costs that it will bring. The world is reaching a point where unilateral decisions by food exporters and falling national revenues could have devastating effects for food-insecure countries. Rural communities in developing countries are hardworking, resourceful and resilient. But they need immediate help to withstand the devastation the pandemic has laid at their doorstep.

28 May 2020
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08 MAY

This online event will discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on rural communities and small-scale agriculture in developing countries.

08 May 2020
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25 FEB
In 2020, the global community will mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). 
09 - 20 March 2020
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11 FEB

The forty-third session, taking place on 11 and 12 February 2020, focuses on the overarching theme – Investing in sustainable food systems to end hunger by 2030. 

11 - 12 February 2020
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06 FEB

The Global Farmers’ Forum is an on-going, bottom-up process of consultation and dialogue between organizations of smallholder farmers and rural producers from all over the world, IFAD and our Member States.

06 - 11 February 2020
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30 JAN

El 30 de enero el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola de las Naciones Unidas (FIDA), en colaboración con la Universidad EAN, organizan el evento: Lo rural y la juventud: innovación hacia la Agenda 2030 con el objetivo de lanzar el Premio a la Innovación Juvenil Rural de América Latina y del Caribe.

30 January 2020
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16 DEC
Participants will come together at the Annual Meeting to address the most pressing issues on the global agenda.
21 - 24 January 2020
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02 DEC
The 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the UNFCCC will take place from 2-13 December 2019.
02 - 13 December 2019
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15 OCT
El sábado 26 de octubre el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA) desarrollará la Hackathon que lleva como nombre “Encontrar una solución digital que vincule a los pequeños productores agrícolas con los mercados formales”.
26 October 2019
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14 OCT
CFS is an inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all.
14 - 18 October 2019
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11 OCT
The IFAD Gender Awards celebrate women and girls who play a crucial role in gender transformation and women's empowerment in rural areas.
11 October 2019
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03 OCT
This webinar will present the concept and benefits of agroecology and share experiences of how it has been successfully applied at IFAD.
03 October 2019
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13 SEP
The 74th session opens on 17 September 2019, and is presided by H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande.
17 - 30 September 2019
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06 SEP
The United Nations (UN) has declared 12 September of each year as the International Day on South-South Cooperation.
06 September 2019
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03 SEP
The AGRF is considered the world’s most important and impactful forum for African agriculture.
03 - 06 September 2019
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02 SEP
The fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (COP14) will take place on 2-13 September 2019 at the India Mart and Expo, in the Greater Noida area of New Delhi, India.
02 - 13 September 2019
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27 JUN
In December, the FAO Investment Centre and IFAD co-hosted an event to foster agricultural investment through policy dialogue, the latest in the IFAD-FAO Knowledge for Investment series.
07 February 2020
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19 JUN
IFAD will be the European Development Days to discuss what it will take to win the battle against hunger and launch the Rural Development Report.
 
18 - 19 June 2019
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04 JUN
This special side event at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference will explore the challenges women food producers face.
04 June 2019
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27 MAY
In 2017, over 100 countries unanimously voted in the UN General Assembly to adopt the UN Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028. 
27 - 29 May 2019
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23 MAY
In three expert talks, staff from IFAD-funded projects in Mali, Senegal and Cameroon will present how they have benefited from geospatial analysis from a large grant in West and Central Africa that is coming to an end.
23 May 2019
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15 MAY
The Agricultural Investment Data Analyzer (AIDA) toolkit is built to assess the economy-wide impacts of policies and investments, and assists governments, development partners, and investors to prioritize their interventions.
15 May 2019
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