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How innovation is helping tea growers in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has been a global supplier of tea since the plant was first imported to the island about a hundred and fifty years ago. Since then, tea estates have often been passed down from generation to generation, weathering good times and bad.
Fighting climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean
Los pequeños agricultores, que producen hasta el 80 % de los alimentos en los países de América Latina y el Caribe, están en la primera línea de la batalla contra el cambio climático y la injusticia social.
New operational guidelines for Pro-Poor Value Chain Development help IFAD reach the poorest
In Ghana, the value chain model has helped build solid relationships, showing that even the poorest can be brought into commercial value chains if extra support is provided.
Restoring ecosystem services in the Peruvian Andes
In the Andes of Peru, rural farmers are helping to restore the region’s degraded lands and improve water security.
South Sudan small-scale producers receive support from IFAD to safeguard their livelihoods in the face of the COVID-19 crisis
IFAD will provide much needed funding to assist 23,900 vulnerable rural people (4,780 households) in the Republic of South Sudan. The IFAD grant will help reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their farming activities and safeguard their livelihoods.
Tanzania and IFAD partner to boost productivity, improve food security and build resilience of small-scale farmers in the face of the climate change
A US$77.4 million project signed by IFAD and the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania will bring much needed help to 260,000 rural households facing the impacts of climate change.
Call for proposals: Grant to strengthen borrowers’ capacity on environmental, social and climate best practices
This call for proposals is to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive a three-year IFAD grant financing to implement the SUSTAIN project for a total IFAD grant of US$2 million.
How to change a life: Household mentoring makes a difference in northern Uganda
They say that leaders aren’t born, but made. That’s certainly true for Molly Ajok.
Interview with Recipes for Change Chef Roy Caceres
"A passion for work is the fundamental ingredient of cooking."
Spearheading South-South and Triangular Cooperation with partners in Asia
Cooperation among the global south, i.e., South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC), is an integral part of international cooperation, and complements the traditional North-South Cooperation in development assistance.
School meals in Guatemala - making food systems work
Guatemala has the fourth highest rate of malnutrition in the world where over 50 per cent of children under five are stunted. Many children do not get enough nutritious food, and often came to school hungry.
Small-scale farmers in remote areas of Haiti receive help for food production and COVID-19
The Government of Haiti and IFAD today signed a financing agreement for a project that will help Haitian farmers recover from the impact of Covid-19 and increase staple food production.
Development banks, institutions pledge US$17 billion to increase food security in Africa
A coalition of multilateral development banks and development partners has pledged over US$17 billion in financing on Friday during a high-level forum, in a bold bid to address rising hunger on the African continent and to improve food security.
Second round of National Calls for Proposals (Kenya and Uganda): Supporting remittances in times of crisis in Africa
The Financing Facility for Remittances of IFAD is pleased to announce the second round of National Calls for Proposals (Kenya, Uganda) 2021: supporting remittances in times of crisis in Africa.
African Development Bank, IFAD and partners redouble efforts to stop hunger in Africa and strengthen food security
The African Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in partnership with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the CGIAR System Organization, today pledged to work closely with African leaders to address rising hunger on the continent and shore up adequate financing to transform and modernize Africa’s food production.
Boosting food security in the Pacific with innovative technologies
Who could have predicted that two innovative mobile applications, each the winner of a Pacific Agrihack Lab grant in late 2018, would go on to make a difference in the lives of Pacific Islanders during the pandemic?
The Maasai of Kenya and the Red Maasai sheep slow food presidium
The rights of indigenous peoples to control their land according to their own needs and decisions is fundamental to protect their livelihoods and defend the biodiversity of native animal breeds and plant varieties.