IFAD and Uzbekistan bring improved incomes and livelihoods to the Fergana valley
Humanitarian aid alone is not enough to address hunger, says new Vice President of UN agency IFAD
Smartphones keep track of IFAD projects’ achievements and challenges in Brazil during COVID-19
Free-range chicken farming a success in remote Viet Nam
Un total de 25 organizaciones impulsan una campaña para empoderar a las mujeres rurales, indígenas y afrodescendientes frente a la pandemia de COVID-19
Keeping Farmers in Focus in a COVID-19 World - Episode 10
In this month’s programme, we’re keeping farmers in focus. We’ve got the latest on how farming communities are coping with the COVID-19 crisis.
Call for Proposals: Rural youth employment opportunities: Support to Integrated Agribusiness Hubs
This call for proposals is to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive a four-year IFAD grant financing to implement the project: Rural youth employment opportunities: Support to integrated agribusiness hubs initiative, for a total amount of up to US$3.5 million.
Member State delegates welcome Special Envoys in support of IFAD’s Twelfth Replenishment
2020 Call for Nominations: Indigenous Peoples Awards
IFAD launches the first call for nominations for the Indigenous Peoples Awards to recognize the efforts and the achievements of development projects that successfully engage with Indigenous Peoples or ethnic minorities living in rural areas.
Annual Report 2019 reaffirms the importance of IFAD’s investments in challenging times
From project participant to project staff: Priscilla Torres’s story of growth
IFAD, Mars and ICRAF invest in sustainable farming research and development in Indonesia and the Philippines
A new project will focus on two raw materials critical to the livelihoods of small-scale producers: cocoa and palm oil
Angola and IFAD to promote sustainable agriculture and boost food security in the face of climate change
Indigenous Peoples are crucial partners to build a better post–COVID-19 world, says IFAD President
As more go hungry and malnutrition persists, achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 in doubt, UN report warns
Social media helps young rural Kenyan entrepreneurs battle the COVID-19 shutdown
Until COVID-19 hit in March, the G-Star Youth Group’s banana processing factory was buzzing with activity. Weighing and washing fresh bananas, peeling and slicing them, arranging the slices in the solar dryers, milling dried bananas, packaging the flour, and finally marketing it – all of this activity had kept about 15 young men and women busy, and had offered them new prospects in life.
The Rural Youth Innovation Award honours young people who care about biodiversity, market access and the preservation of traditions
Rossana Polastri, Director of the Latin America and the Caribbean Division of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has announced the winners of the Rural Youth Innovation Award. This prize has been created by IFAD to strengthen and build the capacities of young people and to promote opportunities being created by young people who are already changing the rural landscape of the region.
The importance of data management for pastoral communities
IFAD invests €77.7 million in Niger for food and nutrition security and climate change resilience
Indigenous knowledge – and resilience – in a COVID-19 world
The Democratic Republic of the Congo and IFAD partner for better nutrition and resilience for small-scale farmers facing COVID-19
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today announced support for a new programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to reduce poverty, increase productivity and incomes, improve food and nutrition security, and build the resilience of more than 410,000 small-scale farmers households.