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New Financing Agreement To Strengthen Small Rural Businesses in Togo

IFAD invests in youth to boost employment in country's 5 regions Rome, 23 May 2014 – The government of the Togolese Republic and the International Fund

Bangladesh: Small fish, big gains

In a country where over 20 million people are estimated to be deficient in essential vitamins and minerals, eating small nutrient-rich fish can make a vital difference.

Tackling Rural Poverty – learning the lessons together African Development Bank starts joint review of agriculture and rural development with IFAD

Release number IFAD/35/07 Rome 18 July 2007 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) signed an agreement with the International Fund for Agricultural Development

“First of its kind” agriculture and rural development evaluation approved by AfDB and IFAD Executive Boards

Release number IFAD/01/07 Tunis and Rome, 10 January 2007 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development

Rural Communities in Tonga to build sustainable livelihoods

US$3 million grant from IFAD for Rural Innovation in Tonga Rome, 25 May 2012 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide

Le Président du FIDA, Kanayo F. Nwanze en visite officielle au Bénin

L'agriculture, la sécurité alimentaire et l'emploi pour les jeunes en milieu rural au centre des discussions avec les autorités béninoises Rome,3 janvier

Le Président du FIDA, Kanayo F. Nwanze en visite officielle au Bénin

L'agriculture, la sécurité alimentaire et l'emploi pour les jeunes en milieu rural au centre des discussions avec les autorités béninoises Rome,3 janvier

IFAD and EU join hands to boost sustainable agriculture and food security in Kenya

Innovative public-private partnerships to move smallholder family farmers from subsistence to commercial agriculture Rome, 19 March 2014 – The Government

3-5 December: Foro de Pueblos Indígenas en el FIDA ‘Pueblos diversos, unidad para el buen vivir’

Read more Socios Comité  Organizador  en  Nicaragua Publicaciones 3 December: Líderes indígenas de América Latina y El Caribe se reúnen para el establecimiento

Le FIDA et le Sénégal signent un accord de financement pour le développement des filières agricoles

Rome, 31 mars 2014 – Le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA) vient d'accorder un prêt de 34,7 millions d'USD à la République du Sénégal.

Liberian President visits IFAD to discuss expanding development of rural communities

Rome, 4 April 2014 –The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. Nwanze, met today with President of the Republic

Le FIDA et le Burkina Faso s’engagent à renforcer la résilience des ménages et favoriser l’intensification des activités agricoles

Rome, 7 avril 2014 – Le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA) vient d'accorder un financement supplémentaire de 28,98 millions d'USD dont

IFAD pays homage to Nelson Mandela: ‘A true loss for good in the world’

ROME, 6 December 2013 – Referring to the death of Nelson Mandela, a renowned champion of reconciliation and unity, IFAD President Kanayo F. Nwanze said,

Bhutan farmers’ groups find sustainable markets by catering to local schools and institutions

The IFAD-supported instead is providing new and sustainable markets in rural Bhutan. The project is already helping to increase farmers' income while contributing

13-14 February 2013: International leaders from China and Italy to attend IFAD’s annual meeting

The power of partnerships: forging alliances for sustainable smallholder agriculture Rome, 31 January 2013 – The 36th session of the annual Governing Council

Partnerships are key to eliminate poverty and hunger

| | |   IFAD annual meeting on 13-14 February 2013 Rome, 7 February 2013 – Speakers at the 36th session of the Governing Council of the International Fund

Seminar: Seeking buyers to secure sustainable supply chains. Linking poor rural smallholders and buyers through sustainable public-private partnerships

Nuremberg, 8 February 2013 - The World Organic Trade Fair - , in coordination with the International Fund for Agricultural Development , the Ethical and

Roundtable discussion with Dirk Niebel, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Federal Republic of Germany

How can smallholder farmers be part of the international policy debate relating to post-2015? The private sector is vital to developing vibrant rural economies

Save the date - Over US$260 billion in remittances to Asia in 2012

Global Forum on Remittances 2013 by IFAD, World Bank and IAMTN to be held in Bangkok When: May 20 -23, 2013 What: Global Forum on Remittances Where: United

FAO, IFAD, WFP Joint Press Conference with Japan’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

New Challenges and Opportunities for Africa: Addressing Food Security and Nutrition The heads of the three Rome-based UN Agencies, the Food and Agriculture

Conférence de presse conjointe: FIDA - Gouvernement du Niger

Niamey/Rome, le 22 juillet 2013 - Le Président du Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA) Kanayo F. Nwanze effectuera une visite au Niger

Le agenzie delle Nazioni Unite, FAO, IFAD e PAM dal Premier Italiano Enrico Letta: Expo 2015 al centro dei colloqui

Roma, 11 settembre 2013 - Si è svolto ieri a Palazzo Chigi l'incontro tra il Primo Ministro Enrico Letta e i responsabili delle agenzie del polo agro-alimentare

“Family farmers are at sharp end of climate debate” IFAD expert says in advance of IPCC report

The upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) physical science summary will be of crucial importance for the 2 billion people dependent

Mark your calendars – Tuesday 29 October

Learning from failure is a key to success IFAD invites you to a Fail Faire via What: Fail Faire – How to make failure a stepping stone to success When:

Nairobi to host Global South- South Development Expo

Agriculture and Food Security to feature in Exchange Forum 3 Journalists are invited to participate in the Exchange Forum 3 on ‘Agriculture and Food Security',

The Untold Story of Food Politics

Rome, 29 April 2014 – Food plays a central role in all our lives - what we eat, where it comes from and how we produce it. But the story of food is more

IFAD press releases: 2013

December 20 December: Rome-based UN agencies join forces on food losses | | 18 December: 16 December: 16 December: 13 December: 9 December: Queen Maxima

Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD Releases Corporate-level Evaluation on IFAD Replenishments

The Independent Office of Evaluation (IOE) of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today released a report on its just-concluded evaluation of the process for the replenishment of IFAD's financial resources.

Viet Nam: Adapting in the Delta

Vietnam is the world's second largest exporter of rice and 60 percent of it is grown in the Mekong Delta. But now farmers in at least two provinces say the future of rice production is threatened because of rising sea levels and temperature increases attributed to climate change.

Smallholder farming in small island states key to reducing vulnerability to external shocks

| | IFAD President to meet top officials in Mauritius and Seychelles Rome, 28 February 2013 – Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for

IFAD adopts comprehensive policy on gender equality – a key to rural development

ROME, Italy, 4 April 2012 – In rural households throughout the developing world, women and girls work hard each day to protect their families' basic rights

IFAD study: 350 million rural people pull out of desperate poverty in past decade

Rural Poverty Report shows mixed results across regions, opportunities for progress in changing agricultural markets Rome, 6 December 2010 – Despite improvements

IFAD-funded projects increase incomes and improve lives for rural poor in India, reports independent evaluation

New Delhi, 12 May 2016 – Development projects supported by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in India have been effective in reducing

Kenya's farm makeover show, Shamba Shape-Up, offers practical advice to smallholders

7 MAY 2014 – With the fourth and latest series of Shamba Shape-Up – Kenya's most watched agriculture TV show – well under way, IFAD staff have been talking to smallholder farmers about a range of practical issues, from cow care and livestock resilience to climate-change adaption.

Family farmers grow fruit and vegetables thanks to irrigation schemes in Rwanda

Popularly known as ‘the land of a thousand hills' – U Rwanda rw'imisozi igihumbi – Rwanda has a beautiful landscape made up of endless undulating hills and valleys stretching as far as the eye can see.

Agreenium signe un accord de partenariat avec le Fonds International de Développement Agricole

Rome/Paris, 7 février 2014 - Agreenium, établissement public français de coopération scientifique, a signé le 3 février 2014 à Rome un accord de partenariat

Successful IFAD-supported project helps influence national policy in The Gambia

The Gambia is taking steady steps towards prosperity by scaling up proven land and water management practices across the country and developing national policies to back these efforts.

Press communique on the high-level working dinner co-hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and Italy Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on the World Food Crisis

The United Nations Secretary-General and H.E Prime Minister Berlusconi of Italy co-hosted a high-level working dinner with Heads of State, Heads of Government

IFAD and Spain sign partnership agreement to strengthen collaborative work in rural development

Release number IFAD/51/07 Rome – 27 November 2007 - IFAD and Spain today signed a partnership agreement to strengthen their ability to combat rural poverty

IFAD press releases: 2011

December 21 December: US$100 million IFAD loan and grant to Ethiopia to improve financial services in rural areas 19 December: US$ 10 million IFAD loan

Smallholder farmers key to lifting over one billion people out of poverty

Backing and enabling smallholders can unleash new and sustainable agricultural revolution Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 4 June 2013 – Supporting smallholder farmers

IFAD and Unilever sign first global public-private partnership agreement

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and leading global consumer goods company Unilever today signed a public-private partnership agreement aimed at helping to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers around the world.

IFAD sends a message of support, and looks to the future, after typhoon strikes the Philippines

ROME, 12 November 2013 – IFAD President Kanayo F. Nwanze today sent a message of support and condolence to the President of the Philippines, Benigno Simeon

Rome-based UN agencies join forces on food losses

| Switzerland to fund $2.7 million project with pilot activities in three African countries Rome, 20 December 2013 –The UN Food and Agriculture Organization

West Africa has potential to strengthen its agricultural sector

Food security in the region could improve with targeted policy support Rome, 18 December 2013 –Boosting productivity, fostering competitiveness and ensuring

US$ 85 million IFAD loan to scale up pastoral community development in Ethiopia

Rome, 16 December 2013 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide a loan of US$85 million to the Federal Democratic of Ethiopia

Financial services for rural poor vital, say Queen Maxima and top U.N. Officials

Tanzania trip ends with calls for more joint efforts on financial inclusion and food security Dar-Es-Salaam/Dodoma, 13 December 2013 – Her Majesty Queen

IFAD and FAO combine their expertise for better management of projects in fragile states

US$2 million IFAD grant to FAO for capacity development Rome, 5 December 2013 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide

Agricultural Risk Management Platform to be launched at IFAD

Rome, 2 December 2013 - The Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM) will be launched today at the headquarters of the International Fund for Agricultural

Michel Mordasini takes up duties as Vice President of IFAD

Rome, 2 December 2013 – Ambassador Michel Mordasini, a Swiss national and former Head of the Global Cooperation Domain at the Swiss Agency for Development

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