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01 NOV

The Climate Change Conference will take place from 1 – 12 November 2021

01 - 12 November 2021
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28 JUL

Sicilymovie - Festival del cinema di Agrigento is a festival of short films, documentaries, video clips and animation shorts held in the heart of Sicily.

28 July 2021
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19 JUL

This three-day Pre-Summit will bring together the efforts and contributions of a global engagement process to shape ambition to transform food systems.

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07 JUL

Global Model United Nations (GMUN) is a simulation of the work of the United Nations, created in 2019 by students of BA Global Governance, University of Rome Tor Vergata, organized by the public universities of Rome in cooperation with IFAD.

07 - 09 July 2021
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16 JUN

On 16 and 17 June, IFAD will host the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) 2021, which will be held virtually.

16 - 17 June 2021
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04 JUN

CFS is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all.

04 June 2021
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19 MAY

Join IFAD, Food Tank, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and the Champions Network for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit for a series of panel discussions to explore how to transform and strengthen the world’s food systems.

19 May 2021
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05 MAY

Farmers supported by the Smallholder Commercialization Programme have shifted from slash-and-burn cultivation to rice cultivation in inland swamps.

05 May 2021
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05 MAY

Join IFAD and Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD), featuring Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Kremer, in a dialogue about digital agriculture and the rural poor.

05 May - 05 April 2021
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29 APR

This side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is an opportunity to report on the progress made with the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum at IFAD.

29 April 2021
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29 APR

This high-level dialogue will identify ways to expand activities, financing and partnerships to further leverage technology and innovation for transformation of agriculture in Africa.

29 - 30 April 2021
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26 APR

Side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), supported by IFAD, FAO and WFP.

26 April 2021
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21 APR

How spatial analysis was used to target poor and vulnerable communities in the design of IFAD-funded projects in Latin America.

21 April 2021
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09 APR

IFAD is preparing the GCF Great Green Wall Umbrella Programme through a consultative process to ensure it responds to the needs and priorities of the countries involved.

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08 APR

This event will look at proposals from the UN Food Systems Summit process and solutions from different regions, and consider their potential from the perspectives of women entrepreneurs, investors, and other key stakeholders.

08 April 2021
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31 MAR

IFAD will present GeoScan, an innovative IT application giving access to over 180 data layers from verified sources that can be used in the design of IFAD strategies and projects for countries in West and Central Africa.

31 March 2021
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29 MAR

This Forum is a historical opportunity to promote the full implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action.

29 - 31 March 2021
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26 MAR

Find out more about how remote sensing products can be successfully incorporated into impact evaluation models, opening new possibilities for the assessment of ecosystem restoration programmes.

26 March 2021
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24 MAR

This short and informative webinar will present an interesting geo-spatial study that used pasture type maps, geo-botany maps, and remote sensing to analyse the health of pastures in one municipality in Kyrgyzstan.

 

24 March 2021
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24 MAR

While we may have clear intentions, our decisions are not always a reflection of the goals we wish to achieve. 

24 March 2021
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17 MAR

In advance of the UN Food Systems Summit, stakeholders from all sectors are convening through Food Systems Summit Dialogues, organized to identify game-changing solutions with transformative potential to achieve sustainable food systems.

17 March 2021
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17 MAR

This short and informative webinar will present a geo-spatial climate vulnerability mapping tool developed by GeoAdapt, a project funded by IFAD’s Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme II.

17 March 2021
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08 MAR

Este año, queremos celebrar los enormes esfuerzos que realizan mujeres y niñas en todo el mundo para forjar un futuro más igualitario y recuperarse de la pandemia de la Covid-19.

08 March 2021
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24 FEB

Join IFAD, IFPRI and CGIAR for the launch of the Agricultural Investment Data Analyzer tool (AIDA).  

24 February 2021
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17 FEB

Join us on Wednesday and Thursday for the 44th session of the IFAD Governing Council - IFAD’s main decision-making body. The overarching theme this year is rural development: a prerequisite for global resilience.

17 - 18 February 2021
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08 FEB
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all.
08 - 12 February 2021
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08 FEB
This virtual festival is just one of the events taking place during Indigenous Week (8 to 12 February 2021).  
08 - 12 February 2021
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08 FEB
Indigenous Week will host the side events for the fifth global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum.
08 - 12 February 2021
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05 FEB
This virtual meeting will explore innovative models for promoting the social and economic inclusion of rural people.
05 February 2021
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02 FEB
The fifth global meeting of the Forum will focus on the value of indigenous food systems: resilience in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
02 - 04 February 2021
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01 FEB

Join Action Track 4 as we canvass ideas and create opportunities for you to participate!

01 February 2021
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25 JAN

Our planet is getting warmer, which has a growing impact on our societies and economies. We need to adapt to a new, more extreme climate.

25 - 26 January 2021
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11 JAN
The One Planet Summit for Biodiversity will gather leaders from around the world to bring concrete and innovative solutions for reducing pressure on nature. 
11 January 2021
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17 DEC
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, food systems around the globe faced notable challenges, including the impacts of climate change and other man-made disasters. 
17 December 2020
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10 DEC

This is the fourth consultation for IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment (IFAD12).

10 - 11 December 2020
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01 DEC
The ambition of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit is to launch a collective journey of transforming our food systems to give us the best possible chance of delivering on the 2030 Agenda.
01 December 2020
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25 NOV
Join us for a virtual field visit to an IFAD-funded project in Senegal.
25 November 2020
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25 NOV
This event will open the 16 Days of Activism by looking at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected gender inequalities.
25 November 2020
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24 NOV

This seminar intends to promote the sharing of knowledge, experiences and lessons learned on poverty reduction and digitalization through the use of South-South and Triangular Cooperation.

24 November 2020
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23 NOV

This virtual event will be a key milestone in the run-up to the UN Food Systems Summit in 2021.

23 - 24 November 2020
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13 NOV

In this second of three events hosted by IFAD and Devex, we will shine a light on the needs of small-scale farmers in the face of climate change, as well as the barriers hindering them from accessing climate finance.

13 November 2020
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12 NOV

High-Level Dialogue. Common vision, common action: Catalysing new investment models for financing sustainable food systems

12 November 2020
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02 NOV

The selected theme for this year’s AGA, “Pathways for Food Systems Transformation,” will open a discussion on what processes are needed at local, national, regional and global levels to underpin food systems transformation, and on the role that donors can play in catalyzing and supporting such processes.

02 - 05 November 2020
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02 NOV
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up the Youth at Heart virtual forum to address the challenges young people face when entering the labour market.
02 November 2020
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30 OCT

IFAD's RTA programme can help countries meet the challenges of modernizing their agriculture sector. To learn more about this innovative service, join our webinar, being held as part of the Diplomacy Festival.

30 October 2020
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19 OCT

This is the third consultation of IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment (IFAD12).

19 - 21 October 2020
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15 OCT

This event will showcase how Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge, cultural values, and sustainable management systems are essential to a more food secure future. It will address the increased challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the importance of building mutually beneficial partnerships with their communities and organizations to leave no-one behind.

10 January 2020
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15 OCT

To coincide with the UN International Day of Rural Women, this first virtual event will elevate the value these women and girls bring to their families and communities even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

15 October 2020
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08 OCT
Terra Madre is the biggest international event dedicated to food, the environment, agriculture and food politics, organized by the Slow Food movement.
08 October 2020
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24 SEP

This year marks the first observance of the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. It also comes during the global COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought about a global wake-up on the need to transform and rebalance the way our food is produced and consumed.

29 September 2020
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16 SEP
The role of South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the transformation of food systems, in view of COVID-19
16 September 2020
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15 SEP
The UN will mark its 75th anniversary with a one-day high-level meeting at the opening of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, on 21 September 2020.
15 - 30 September 2020
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08 SEP
The AGRF is considered the world’s most important and impactful forum for African agriculture.
08 - 11 September 2020
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04 SEP
The COVID-19 pandemic came from the wild and closed down the world – but it has also demonstrated that a rapid global response is possible!
04 September 2020
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26 AUG
World Water Week is organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place between 24 and 28 August.
26 August 2020
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20 AUG

The SicilyFarm Film Festival will be held in August 2020 at the Farm Cultural Park, Favara, Sicily, with the last two nights at the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

19 - 22 August 2020
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22 JUL
This is the reconvened second consultation of IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment (IFAD12).
22 - 23 July 2020
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14 JUL
Partnering with Indigenous Peoples: Leveraging their knowledge to achieve the SDGs by 2030 while addressing the COVID-19 outbreak
07 January 2020
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10 JUL

Hear from Sir Michael Barber about the Deliverology® methodology and its importance for creating more capable states. 

07 January 2020
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07 JUL
Global Model United Nations 2020 is the second edition of the Global Model United Nations conference, created by students of BA Global Governance, University of Rome Tor Vergata, and organized by students from all the three public Universities of Rome. It is a simulation of the workings of the United Nations, where students don the hats of delegates of various countries and attempt to resolve global issues.
07 - 08 July 2020
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06 JUL

This event will showcase how indigenous peoples’ food systems, knowledge, values and sustainable livelihoods have been essential in responding to the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

16 July 2020
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19 JUN
These two online talks on bridging research and policy responses to COVID-19 will bring together academics and policy-makers to synthetize responses on the most relevant topics for the Rome-based food and agriculture Agencies.
19 June 2020
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16 JUN

This is the second consultation of IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment (IFAD12). The year-long process typically consists of four main meetings.

16 - 17 June 2020
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11 JUN
Remittances directly impact one billion people: they are sent home by 200 million migrants, an estimated half of whom are women, to help feed, shelter, educate and support the health of 800 million family members. 
16 June 2020
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11 JUN
A conversation between Nobel Laureate Michael Kremer and IFAD president Gilbert Houngbo.
12 June 2020
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29 MAY
On Friday 29 May, IFAD and WEF will host a special event and online briefing with leadership from IFAD and UN Goodwill Ambassadors for IFAD Idris and Sabrina Elba.
29 May 2020
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14 MAY

As COVID-19 continues to sweep the world, we are forced to constantly reassess our expectations of both the human and economic costs that it will bring. The world is reaching a point where unilateral decisions by food exporters and falling national revenues could have devastating effects for food-insecure countries. Rural communities in developing countries are hardworking, resourceful and resilient. But they need immediate help to withstand the devastation the pandemic has laid at their doorstep.

28 May 2020
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08 MAY

This online event will discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on rural communities and small-scale agriculture in developing countries.

08 May 2020
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25 FEB
In 2020, the global community will mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). 
09 - 20 March 2020
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11 FEB

The forty-third session, taking place on 11 and 12 February 2020, focuses on the overarching theme – Investing in sustainable food systems to end hunger by 2030. 

11 - 12 February 2020
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06 FEB

The Global Farmers’ Forum is an on-going, bottom-up process of consultation and dialogue between organizations of smallholder farmers and rural producers from all over the world, IFAD and our Member States.

06 - 11 February 2020
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30 JAN

El 30 de enero el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola de las Naciones Unidas (FIDA), en colaboración con la Universidad EAN, organizan el evento: Lo rural y la juventud: innovación hacia la Agenda 2030 con el objetivo de lanzar el Premio a la Innovación Juvenil Rural de América Latina y del Caribe.

01 January 2020
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16 DEC
Participants will come together at the Annual Meeting to address the most pressing issues on the global agenda.
21 - 24 January 2020
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