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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.