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Independent evaluation shows that IFAD support to Burkina Faso has increased agricultural productivity and incomes of households

Development projects financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have contributed to increased agricultural productivity and food security levels in Burkina Faso, according to results from an independent evaluation presented today.

Burkina Faso and IFAD to boost rural productivity and smallholder farmer incomes

A new project targeting 57,000 of Burkina Faso’s most vulnerable smallholder farmer households will be launched 23 November in Ouagadougou, and will help toward improving food security and incomes in the Boucle du Mouhoun, Cascades and Hauts Bassins Regions.

La unión hace la fuerza: FAO, FIDA y WFP presentan un informe de su trabajo conjunto en América Latina y el Caribe

Agencias de las Naciones Unidas con sede en Roma presentaron durante la Semana de la Alimentación y la Agricultura, en Buenos Aires, un informe de su trabajo conjunto

Empowering youth to drive sustainable development

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) released its latest report on the transformation of rural areas, renewing its commitment to empower young people in developing countries as agents of change.

The sweet smell of success in Myanmar

As part of the FARM project, local facilities called Knowledge Centres are being established at the community level in several villages in Myanmar.

Burkina Faso and IFAD to discuss country strategy aimed at enhancing agricultural development and supporting smallholder farmers

The Independent Office of Evaluation of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Burkina Faso are holding a one-day workshop to present the results of an independent evaluation of IFAD's country strategy and programme in Burkina Faso.

Peace and stability are not possible without rural development, says IFAD President ahead of Paris Peace Forum

At this week's Paris Peace Forum, Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will ask global leaders to consider the crucial role that increased investment in rural areas of developing countries can play in addressing the root causes of conflicts .

En su primer acto en Panamá, el FIDA alerta de la relación entre la nutrición y los problemas sociales que afrontan las áreas rurales

El Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA), la agencia de las Naciones Unidas especializada en financiar proyectos y programas de desarrollo rural, realiza del 5 al 7 de noviembre en la Ciudad de Panamá un taller sobre nutrición, desarrollo rural y agricultura.

IFAD and Turkey establish a new sub-regional hub in Istanbul

An agreement to open a new sub-regional office in Istanbul, serving as an operational hub in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia and Balkan region, for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations, was signed yesterday with the Government of Turkey.

Blockchain: a plus for smallholder farmers?

Imagine that instead of redistributing wealth through governments, we could instead change how wealth is distributed to begin with.

Building sustainable and resilient cities

Held under the theme Better City, Better Life, the UN marks World Cities Day to strengthen cooperation among countries and cities in addressing the challenges of urbanization, while contributing to sustainable urban development.

IFAD and China invest US$183.5 million to reduce rural poverty through Agribusiness development

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and China have signed a financing agreement to reduce poverty and increase incomes for 198,847 rural people in 10 counties in the Qinba and Liupanshui Mountain areas in Sichuan and Ningxia Provinces.

Food loss reduction: a solution to global hunger?

One of the greatest challenges facing humanity today is how to feed an ever growing population.

Women lead a revived honey industry in the Solomon Islands

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Solomon Islands honey was well positioned to begin exporting, as the industry was starting to thrive with an expanding membership and local investment.

Recipes for Change: Kak-Ik

In this episode of Recipes for Change, Italian Chef Rubio is in Guatemala to see how the Qeq'chi people are managing to conserve their traditional foods in the face of climate change.

IFAD's operations support better living conditions for 50,000 rural Tunisian households

Development projects financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have contributed to better living conditions and less poverty in rural areas through substantial investments in natural resources management and socio-economic infrastructure, according to a new report presented today in the capital city of Tunis.

Nutrition for girls: Save the Children / IFAD, integrated and multi-sectoral measures to save adolescent girls from malnutrition and prevent early deaths

Opens today in Rome the International Conference "Leaving no one behind - making the case for adolescent girls," organized by IFAD, Save the Children, with support of the Canadian Government.

Invitation to bid: Pro-poor agricultural innovation system for sustainable and resilient agri-food systems

This Call for Proposals is intended to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive IFAD grant financing to implement a project on Pro-poor Agricultural Innovation System for Sustainable and Resilient Agri-food Systems.

IFAD joins Lusophone member states and FAO to achieve sustainable family farming

IFAD has added its name to the “Charter of Lisbon for the Strengthening of Family Farming,” to promote public policies that will strengthen smallholder farming and advance the 2030 Agenda.

La République du Congo (RC) et le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA) renforcent leur partenariat pour améliorer les conditions de vie des petits producteurs congolais

Le Directeur Régional du FIDA pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre, Lisandro Martin vient de conclure une visite de travail du 17 au 18 Octobre 2018 en République du Congo où il était accompagné par Bernard Hien Directeur du Bureau sous régional du FIDA pour l'Afrique Centrale; Abdelhaq Hanafi Directeur Pays pour le République du Congo et la République démocratique du Congo et Ephraim Balemba Chargé de Programme.

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