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Uzbekistan and IFAD renew strategic partnership to address global challenges including food supply

Amid global threats including climate change, increasing food and input costs and rising poverty, IFAD and the Government of Uzbekistan have extended their successful cooperation to continue to support the country in meeting its rural development goals.

A tale of two towns in Tajikistan

In Tajikistan two neighbouring towns face different fates as one suffers the aftermath of drought and displacement and the other is saved by irrigation.

New app ‘PostalPay’ will slash the cost of sending money from Europe to Uganda

IFAD, Inpay, a cross-border payments company, and its subsidiary company Eurogiro, a global postal cross-border payments network, have joined forces to make the cost of sending money through mobile channels from Europe to Uganda four times cheaper.

IFAD President Alvaro Lario heads to Finance in Common Summit in Côte d’Ivoire

The President of IFAD, Alvaro Lario, will attend the Finance in Common Summit co-organized by the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank on 19 and 20 October 2022.

Five ways IFAD is helping to reduce rural poverty in an age of climate change

Even when a world without poverty seems out of reach, here’s how IFAD continues to work in developing countries, amplifying the voices of rural people and integrating them into value chains, so they can earn and save, while feeding the world and conserving the natural environment.

Rural women lead the way

There is no solution to climate change without rural women. It’s time to invest in them. It’s time to let them lead the way.

What’s on the menu in 2050?

What’s on the menu in 2050? For World Food Day, we contemplate what our plates might look like in the future and explore how the world’s small-scale farmers are revolutionizing what we eat.

UN's IFAD exceeds targets on helping rural populations move out of hunger and poverty

IFAD surpassed its goal to make measurable strides in reducing poverty and hunger in the world’s rural areas, a rare impact assessment of projects representing a total investment of more than US$ 7.1 billion has shown.

Rural Women Rise

Meet some of the inspiring women IFAD supports as they, in turn, bolster the people around them.

You are what you eat: Indigenous youths breathe new life into ancient traditions

Young members of indigenous communities are working to reverse centuries of dispossession and preserve their way of life, including their food heritage.

With the world in firefighting mode, we cannot forget about rural women

As the world faces a myriad of crises, experts fear that the progress rural women and girls have worked so hard for may be reversed. Here is how IFAD is working to prevent this.

Water brings life to rural people

Irrigation brings water to the world's poorest rural people in the right quantities and when they need it, helping farmers adapt to climate pattern shifts.

What I’ve learned about resilience from rural communities in Guatemala

Faced with the impacts of climate change, small-scale producers in Guatemala urgently need to manage risk using tools like insurance. Read how INSURED promotes the use of agricultural insurance to build resilience and strengthen livelihoods.

Making change happen now: my commitment as IFAD President

On his first day in office, IFAD President, Alvaro Lario, shares his thoughts on how IFAD can address the challenges of today to ensure sustainable global food systems and transform the lives of the world’s poorest rural people.

Alvaro Lario, global finance executive, takes helm at UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development

Development finance expert Alvaro Lario takes the helm of the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development on Saturday with an urgent mission to battle poverty and hunger among the world’s rural poor as they face existential threats of climate change and food insecurity.

Tackling food loss for sustainable food systems

Reducing food losses makes food systems more sustainable. Although the exact causes are different for every crop and in every country, there are plenty of avenues to prevent, detect, and reverse these losses.

US Ambassador Cindy McCain’s visit to Sri Lanka highlights work on food security by FAO, IFAD and WFP

The United States Permanent Representative to the UN Agencies in Rome, Ambassador Cindy McCain concluded a two-day official visit to the North Western and Central Provinces of Sri Lanka today. Accompanied by the United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung, Ambassador McCain visited several projects of FAO, WFP and IFAD.

A decade of progress for small-scale farmers in Cuba

Marking ten years in Cuba, IFAD’s Country Director met small-scale farmers and partners to discuss progress made and what is yet to be done.

The perfect weekend away in rural Bangladesh

Discover hidden gems in rural Bangladesh with two IFAD colleagues as they visit a community-led eco-tourism project that has transformed the area.

Fighting Climate Change in South Asia – Episode 36

From chefs in India to fisheries in Maldives, we examine how the relationship between agriculture and climate change is affecting South Asia. We also reflect on 75 years of independence in India and Pakistan and learn about IFAD’s work in Bhutan and Maldives, and so much more in this bumper episode.

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