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ROME, Italy, 19 March 2012 – There are many compelling facts and figures about the outlook for food security around the world, but here's one of the most
22 March 2012Add to Calendar
The Farmers' Forum is an on-going, bottom-up process of consultation and dialogue between small farmers' and rural producers' organizations (FOs), IFAD and governments, focused on agricultural and rural development and poverty reduction.
20 - 23 February 2012Add to Calendar
Worldwide, our freshwater resources are depleting. Many even argue that we have reached the point of crisis. Some people claim the end of abundant water means the beginning of food shortage.
28 September 2011Add to Calendar
Innovations over the last 10 years have drastically reduced the cost and increased the sustainability of many water and sanitation technologies.
14 September 2011Add to Calendar
IFAD-PTA (Water and Institutions Desk) are pleased to invite you to the workshop ‘Balancing Hardware with Software for Sustainable Agricultural Water Management'.
18 April 2011Add to Calendar
During the dry season, the water from our spring would drip so slowly that we would have to line up and even sleep at the spring just to get some water," says Lucy Njoki, chairperson of the Rumbia Women's Group in the Mount Kenya area of central Kenya.
22 March 2011Add to Calendar
Indigenous peoples have repeatedly asked for a more systematic dialogue with United Nations agencies. In response to this request, IFAD has taken a series
17 - 18 February 2011Add to Calendar
The second global meeting of the Farmers' Forum took place on 11 and 12 February 2008 in conjunction with the Thirty-first session of IFAD's Governing Council. The Forum brought together about 80 farmers' leaders from around the world.
11 - 12 February 2008Add to Calendar
The first meeting of the Farmers' Forum took place in Rome on 13 and 14 February 2006, bringing together 162 representatives at the ministerial level and more than 50 farmers’ leaders from all over the world who interacted with IFAD staff and selected partners.
13 - 14 February 2006Add to Calendar