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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.
22 March 2013Add to Calendar
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.
11 - 12 February 2013Add to Calendar
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