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14 March 2018
In collaboration with the Government of Pakistan, IFAD is organizing a high-level seminar entitled Preparing Rural Communities to Cope with Climate Change through South-South and Triangular Cooperation, in Islamabad on 14 March.
13 - 14 February 2018
IFAD's 41st Governing Council, held on 13 and 14 February, is on the theme From fragility to long-term resilience: investing in sustainable rural economies.
01 - 02 February 2018
The 28th UN-Water Meeting will take place from 1-2 February 2017, at the headquarters of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Rome, Italy. The meeting will gather UN-Water members and partners to discuss issues related to UN-Water.
07 February 2020
The Near East and North Africa (NEN) regional presentation of the Rural Development Report (RDR) will be held on 8 December in Tunis, Tunisia.
06 - 17 November 2017
At the UN Climate Change Conference this year (COP23), from 6 to 17 November, nations of the world will meet to advance the goals of the Paris Agreement and develop guidelines to support progress on implementation.
17 October 2017
Purpose of this joint event would be to present to IFAD Country Programme Managers, other interested colleagues and Member States, the outcomes of the Interrelations between public policies, migration and development project (IPPMD) on how sectoral policies and programmes, in particular focused on agriculture and rural development, have a relevant impact on migration, and vice-versa.
12 October 2017
On the occasion of the 44th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), the Rome-based Agencies (FAO, IFAD and WFP) are organising a side event in collaboration with Hivos, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and NEPAD.
12 September 2017
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 12 September as the UN day for South-South Cooperation.Within the context of Agenda 2030 and in cooperation with FAO, IFAD will organise a two hour session to discuss the opportunities and challenges in promoting SSTC for sustainable and inclusive rural transformation.
27 June 2017
IFAD invites you to learn about four successful agricultural innovations, each of which demonstrate high potential for being scaled up in projects and programmes.
15 - 16 June 2017
Organized by IFAD in collaboration with the World Bank and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), the Forum coincided with the celebration of the International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) on 16 June, in recognition of the fundamental contribution of migrants to the wellbeing of their families and communities back home.
27 April 2017
An interactive discussion will be held at IFAD Headquarters in Rome with representatives from the International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Ethiopia to learn about their successfull experiences in rapidly reducing rural poverty.
13 - 24 March 2017
IFAD continued its advocacy and partnership building to empower rural and indigenous women by playing an active role in the sixty-first session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
10 - 13 February 2017
The Indigenous Peoples’ Forum at IFAD is a concrete way for IFAD to institutionalize consultation and dialogue with representatives of indigenous peoples’ institutions.
10 February 2017
During the third global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples' Forum at IFAD in February 2017 the President of IFAD Kanayo F. Nwanze inaugurated a room dedicated to indigenous peoples.