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17 - 18 February 2014
The fifth global meeting of the Farmers' Forum took place on 17-18 February 2014, at the beginning of the International Year of Family Farming.
01 January 2010
Many species. One planet. One future World Environment Day, commemorated on 5 June since 1972, is one of the ways in which the United Nations
01 January 2002
18-22 March 2002 Financing Development - The Rural Dimension A Paper Submitted by IFAD to the United Nations International Conference on Financing for
01 January 2003
Forum on institutions, the key to development: Building alliances to empower the rural poor Documentation: Transforming rural institutions in order to
01 January 2007
The Second European Forum on Sustainable Rural Development took place during the week of 18 June 2007 in Berlin. It was convened by the European Commission,
01 January 2009
On Friday, 10 July 2009 IFAD's President addressed G8 and other 30 Heads of State or Government gathered in the Italian city of L'Aquila, during a session
01 January 2010
The United Nations has proclaimed 2010 to be the . The theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2010, on 22 May, is Biodiversity, Development
01 January 2011
The Second Global AgriKnowledge Share Fair, hosted by IFAD, took place in Rome from 26 to 29 September 2011. It provided a forum for participants to
15 - 18 December 2013
Interactive event with a share fair and market place, policy dialogues, technical sessions, trainings and posters presentation.
29 September - 03 October 2013
IFAD side event at the First World Irrigation Forum.
01 January 2003
Today is World AIDS Day, dedicated to fighting the epidemic. The theme this year is Live and let live, which highlights the need to combat stigma and discrimination
01 January 2010
The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed each year on 17 October. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the effort and struggle of
17 February 2010
Traffic around the venue On 17 and 18 February, parking near IFAD will be limited to the vehicles of Governing Council participants. Further details will
18 February 2003
The year 2003 marked IFADs Twenty-Fifth Anniversary. This was an opportune time to reflect on and articulate more clearly how rural poor people if empowered
18 February 2009
Inaugural session Keynote address from His Excellency Paulo Bernardo Silva, Minister for Planning, Budget and Management of the Federative Republic of
14 February 2007
14 February 2007 - 10.00-13.00 Statement by the President of IFAD | | | 14 February 2007- 15.00 - 17.30 Three round-table discussions:
16 February 2005
15-18 February 2005 15 February 10.00-12.00 Room C 13.00-15.30 Room C 15.30-18.30 Room A 16 February Morning (10.00-13.00) 10.00-13.00 Opening
15 February 2006
13-16 February 2006 15 February Morning (10.00-13.00) 10.00-13.00 Opening session Plenary Hall Inaugural ceremony Statement of the President of IFAD |
14 February 2007
Agenda for IFAD's roundtable discussions on rural employment and livelihoods Rural employment and livelihoods is the theme of GC 2007 The world's poorest
19 February 2002
The proceedings of the Governing Council live was broadcast live on the internet () and On , President Båge wrote to all IFAD Governors soliciting ideas
Follow IFAD on Hot links Round tables Monitoring and analysis of progress with the implementation of short, medium and long-term measures | Intensifying
20 - 23 May 2013
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Bank successfully organized the 2013 edition of the Global Forum on Remittances: Sending money home to Asia – GFR2013.
22 March 2013
For 20 years, World Water Day has been held annually on 22 March to focus attention on the importance of sustainably managing freshwater resources, which are essential for food production, energy, and industrial and domestic uses.
11 - 12 February 2013
The first global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples' Forum at IFAD was held in Rome on 11-12 February 2013, in conjunction with IFAD's Governing Council. The meeting was the culmination of two years of planning by indigenous peoples and their organizations.
26 - 31 August 2012
From the 26 -31 August 2012, professionals from the scientific, business, policy and civic communities will gather in the capital of Sweden for the Stockholm World Water Week 2012 (SWWW).
26 August 2012
The untold stories of forgotten stakeholders. Scampis seminar, World Water Week 2012, Sweden
22 March 2012
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
20 - 23 February 2012
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.
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.