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28 September 2011
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.
14 September 2011
Innovations over the last 10 years have drastically reduced the cost and increased the sustainability of many water and sanitation technologies.
18 April 2011
IFAD-PTA (Water and Institutions Desk) are pleased to invite you to the workshop ‘Balancing Hardware with Software for Sustainable Agricultural Water Management'.
22 March 2011
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.
17 - 18 February 2011
Indigenous peoples have repeatedly asked for a more systematic dialogue with United Nations agencies. In response to this request, IFAD has taken a series
15 - 16 February 2010
The third global meeting of the Farmers' Forum took place on 15 and 16 February 2010 in conjunction with the Thirty-third session of IFAD's Governing Council.
11 - 12 February 2008
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.
13 - 14 February 2006
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.