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19 February 2011 Inaugural ceremony Statement by IFAD President | | | Business items Plenary panel discussion: "" 20 February 2011 Asia and the Pacific
19 February 2011Add to Calendar
Bridging the gap between smallholder farmers and consumers Food systems are often focused on maximizing profits rather than generating income on a sustainable
01 April 2015Add to Calendar
Water lies at the heart of sustainable development and underpins economic growth, poverty reduction and environmental sustainability. It plays an integral part in food and industrial production, human and environmental health, energy security, sustainable urbanization and the ability of rural women and men in developing countries to pursue productive activities.
20 March 2015Add to Calendar
This year's , 9 August, has special significance because it comes just weeks before the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (), a high-level plenary meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.
09 August 2014Add to Calendar
A two days learning event on "Conservation Agriculture: overcoming the challenges to adoption and scaling-up" took place at IFAD HQs on 13th and 14th January
13 January 2015Add to Calendar
'Bridging the gap' between words and action on indigenous peoples' rights 4 AUGUST 2014 – This year's , 9 August, has special significance because it comes
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15 October 2014 – During a symposium held in connection with the presentation of this year's in the United States, IFAD is calling for a rapid collective
15 October 2014Add to Calendar
13 June 2014 – The United Nations marks the on 17 June every year, raising awareness about international cooperation to combat desertification and the
17 June 2014Add to Calendar
On May 12, 2014 IFAD hosted a learning event on "Pull Mechanisms", co-organized by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Italian Republic (MEF)
12 May 2014Add to Calendar
ROME, Italy – The 36th session of IFAD's convenes on 13-14 February 2013 with a focus on the power of partnerships to reduce poverty and ensure food security
13 February 2013Add to Calendar
The 37th session of IFAD's convenes on 19-20 February 2014 with a focus on investing in smallholder family farmers. Held annually at IFAD headquarters
19 February 2014Add to Calendar
From Farmers to Entrepreneurs: Changing Our Mind-Sets. A conversation around the World Bank Development Report 2015
On 27 January, you are invited to attend a conversation on how challenging mind-sets and established patterns of behaviour is critical to effectively
26 January 2015Add to Calendar
In his remarks at the meeting, IFAD President Kanayo F. Nwanze warned of "the price of inaction" in rural areas that are often invisible to the outside world. To transform themselves both economically and socially, he said, these areas must "provide employment, services and opportunities for the 3 billion people who live in them, and particularly for those whose lives depend on smallholder farms."
16 - 17 February 2015Add to Calendar
The second global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples' Forum at IFAD wrapped up this afternoon after two days of deliberations on a range of issues, with a focus on traditional food systems and sustainable development.
12 - 13 February 2015Add to Calendar
IFAD organized an international conference on "New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture" on 24-25 January 2011 in Rome, Italy to discuss the future of some 500 million smallholders.
25 January 2011Add to Calendar
From the 28 November to the 9 December 2011, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) hold their annual Convention of the Parties
01 January 2011Add to Calendar
7 MAY 2013 – Regional and global leaders from business, government and civil society are converging on Cape Town, South Africa this week for the . The
08 May 2013Add to Calendar
Rome, 16-17 May 2007 Background and rationale: Gender equality and women's empowerment have been gaining increasing importance for IFAD – both as objectives
01 January 2007Add to Calendar
FAO, IFAD and ILO are organizing a three-day technical expert workshop on "Gaps, trends and current research in gender dimensions of agricultural and rural
31 March 2009Add to Calendar