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Princess Haya urges donors to honor pledges to meet global food crisis

Rome, 19 February 2011 – UN Messenger of Peace HRH today called for an urgent and effective global response to catastrophic food shortages and world hunger.

IFAD provides US$28 million to help boost dairy production and improve herders’ living conditions in Syria

Rome, 18 February 2011 – A new US$73.13 million IFAD-supported project will help reduce poverty mainly in marginal dry areas of the Syrian Arab Republic.

Young people key to driving rural prosperity and food security

Top international figures gather in Rome for IFAD Governing Council Rome, 17 February 2011 – This year's Governing Council meeting of the International

The Government of Honduras and IFAD sign a new loan for rural development

The Northern Horizons Project will invest US$21 million to combat rural poverty in the northern part of the country Tela, 23 September 2011. The Honduran

Back at home: IFAD builds new homes for Sri Lankan tsunami refugees

Rome, 7 July 2011 - Seven years after a tsunami devastated Sri Lanka, there are still 400 families living as refugees in their own country, in temporary

Collective action required now to tackle food crisis in East Africa

IFAD urges investment in agriculture to increase production Rome, 1 July 2011 – In the face of a prolonged drought in East Africa that is threatening the

IFAD President to meet farmers in Chaco and Misiones, Argentina

Family farming, policy dialogue, sustainable rural poverty reduction top agenda in meetings with government officials Rome, 30 June 2011 – The President

Spain creates Food Security Cofinancing Facility Trust Fund

IFAD and Spain strengthen partnership to eradicate rural poverty Rome, 19 February 2011 – Spain has established a new €300 million fund targeting rural

4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness Busan

Q&A with IFAD Vice President, Ms Yukiko Omura Q: What will be discussed at the upcoming High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan? What is IFAD going

IFAD grant of US$17.28 million to boost national food security in Eritrea

Rome, 14 December 2012 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide a US$17.28 million grant to the State of Eritrea to help

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) call for continued investments in Africa’s smallholder farmers to unlock Africa’s potential

London,UK (10 December, 2012) – Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of  International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Alliance for a Green Revolution

Líderes indígenas de América Latina y El Caribe se reúnen para el establecimiento del Foro de Pueblos Indígenas en el FIDA

Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola afirma que el 15 por ciento de indígenas viven en la pobreza al nivel mundial Managua, 3 de diciembre de 2012

Food security must be on the table at Rio+20

Joint opinion article by the heads of FAO, IFAD, WFP and Bioversity by: José Graziano da Silva, Director General, Food and Agriculture Organization of

22-23 February 2012: Bill Gates and Rwanda’s Paul Kagame to attend IFAD’s annual meeting

Mark Your Calendar Climate change and agriculture top the agenda Rome, 08 February 2012 –The annual Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural

Scaling up the fight against poverty and hunger in Africa

By José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural

US$89.9 million IFAD loan to India for poverty reduction in Uttarakhand State

Rome, 1 February 2012 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide a US$89.9 million loan to the Republic of India to improve

US$45.7 million IFAD loan and grant to Malawi to boost food security in rural areas

Rome, 24 January 2012 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide a US$22.85 million loan and US$22.85 million grant to the

US$47 million IFAD loan for small farmers in China to prepare for climate calamities

Rome, 20 January 2012 – Coming on the heels of new data released by the government of the People's Republic of China that more farmers are migrating to

US$22.2 million IFAD loan to Niger to boost food security and rural development in Maradi region

Rome, 19 January 2012 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide a US$22.2 million loan to the Republic of Niger to help

US$24.9 million IFAD loan to Liberia to revitalize cocoa and coffee production sectors

Rome, 10 January 2012 –The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide a US$24.9 million loan to the Republic of Liberia to improve

Improving food security in Timor-Leste to end ‘hungry season’

US$5.6 million from IFAD for agricultural development Rome, 25 May 2012 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide US$5.6

Kenya to receive US$33 million loan from IFAD and EUR 12.8 million loan from Spanish Trust Fund

Environmental conservation in Upper Tana will improve livelihoods of smallholder farmers Rome, 23 May 2012 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development

Virtual press briefing by IFAD President Kanayo F. Nwanze

G8 new alliance on food security and nutrition “A new chapter in North-South partnership”   WHAT: Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund

El FIDA examina 'Desarrollo rural en América Latina: preguntas, perspectivas y desafíos'

Expertos internacionales resaltan nuevas oportunidades para la reducción de la pobreza rural Guatemala, 21 de mayo de 2012 – Con el objetivo de discutir

IFAD President welcomes G8’s “New Alliance” on food security

Nwanze challenges African leaders to take charge and says smallholder farmers are vital to success of new initiative Washington D.C. - 18 May, 2012 – Small

IFAD President joins G8 leaders to launch food security agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. Nwanze, will join G8 leaders, heads of state

Connect smallholder farmers to markets: at WEF Africa, IFAD President to urge private sector engagement

Kanayo Nwanze will meet leaders in Uganda and call for innovation in agriculture to create employment for youth Rome, 3 May 2012 – Kanayo F. Nwanze, President

Born into poverty – new report highlights the harsh inequalities facing Latin America's poor rural people

Rural territories lag significantly in areas of healthcare, education and employment opportunities Mexico City, April 24, 2012 - Latin America has the

Egypt to enhance food security with IFAD US$71 million loan and grant

IFAD President to meet the Minister of Agriculture Rome, 23 April 2012 – The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo

Le Président du FIDA, Kanayo F. Nwanze visite le Burundi

Le  partenariat pour un développement rural durable, la sécurité alimentaire, le changement climatique et les opportunités pour les jeunes en milieu rural

IFAD President at the African Union to support development of action plans to reach 2015 Millennium Development Goals and beyond

Rome, 26 March 2012 - As the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) comes ever-closer, Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International

IFAD to fund agricultural development project to reduce rural poverty in Côte d'Ivoire

US$22.5 million grant will aim to improve food security and incomes of small farmers Rome, 16 March 2012 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development

Rural institutions, tools for social and economic progress

FAO-IFAD publication shares success stories, benefits to small producers 1 March 2012, Rome - Strong rural organizations like producer groups and cooperatives

IFAD, the Saudi Fund for Development and the Arab Bank for Economic Development of Africa commit to increased investments in agriculture and rural development

Rome, 24 February 2012 – For the first time, the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), the Arab Bank for Economic Development of Africa (BADEA) and the International

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

Le  partenariat pour un développement rural et les opportunités pour les jeunes en milieu agricole au centre des discussions avec les autorités Camerounaises

Small farmers in The Sudan will receive improved seed varieties

US$10.07 million grant from IFAD to boost food security Rome, 24 February 2012 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide

Il ministro per la Cooperazione Internazionale e l'Integrazione Andrea Riccardi all'incontro annuale dell'IFAD

L'aumento del contributo italiano messaggio concreto di fiducia nel Fondo Lotta alla fame vuol dire investimento nella pace Roma, 23 febbraio 2012- Il

Increasing Gates Foundation and IFAD partnership means more support for smallholder farmers

Rome, 23 February 2012 – A statement of intent to build a stronger partnership between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the International Fund for

La Fundación Gates y el FIDA estrechan su alianza y aumentan el apoyo a los pequeños agricultores

Roma, 23 de febrero de 2011 – La firma de una carta de intenciones para estrechar la alianza entre la Fundación Bill y Melinda Gates y el Fondo Internacional

Rwanda's Kagame calls for IFAD's Member States to "be bold"

Italy's Monti demands global commitment to enhance food security Rome, 22 February 2012 – Development leaders and heads of state or government gathered

No global security without a thriving world agriculture sector, says Italian Prime Minister

Keynote address identifies food security as major priority Rome, 22 February 2012 – In an insightful keynote address at the International Fund for Agricultural

IFAD President commits to pull up to 90 million people out of poverty

Nwanze says long-term rural development is most effective for poverty reduction Rome, 22 February 2012 – In his address to the 35th Governing Council,

IFAD-funded programme injects US$1 million into Haitian rural communities, generating 210,000 days of work

IFAD leaders meet with Haitian Minister of Agriculture to review successes of quick response post-earthquake initiative Rome, 21 February 2012 – High-level

IFAD President Nwanze will visit Sunamganj Community-Based Resource Management Project in Bangladesh

Talks with government leaders in Bangladesh will focus on smallholder agriculture and food security Rome/Dhaka 15 July 2012 – Kanayo F. Nwanze, President

US$35 million IFAD loan and grant to Cambodia for agricultural development

Rural families will benefit from increased incomes     Cambodia - Agricultural Productivity Improvement Project IFAD/Giuseppe Bizzarri Rome, 8 June 2012

US$1.75 million IFAD grant to strengthen opportunities in rural African-descendent communities in Latin America

Chronic poverty affects large percentage of population     Farmer Jose Gregorio Herandez with his herd of goats in Rastrojito. ©IFAD/Ricardo Gaitan Rome,

AFD/IFAD partnership to support rural development in West Africa

Developing crop insurance to secure smallholder incomes and combat food insecurity Washington, 4 June 2012 – Dov Zerah, Chief Executive Officer of the

IFAD signs loan agreement for US$62.9 million ‘Buen Vivir in Rural Territories’ programme in Ecuador

Programme to benefit 25,000 rural families and promote food sovereignty Rome, 31 May, 2012 – Representatives from the International Fund for Agricultural

Bigger incomes for 33,000 smallholder farmers in Moroccan mountain zones

US$9.13 million IFAD-supported project to boost local economy Rome, 21 February 2012 – A new US$9.13 million project, supported by the International Fund

Global farmer leaders unite to address the challenge of climate change

Fourth Global Meeting of the Farmers' Forum being held at IFAD Rome, 21 February 2012 – Representatives of farmers and rural producers from all over the

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