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How small-scale farmers in Saudi Arabia are preserving a cultural treasure

Coffee has been grown in Saudi Arabia for centuries. But today, climate change is taking its toll. See how one small-scale farmer has built a thriving coffee farm, and is preserving traditions, despite challenges.

Call for proposals: IFAD grant Agri Connect

This call for proposals is to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive IFAD grant financing to implement the project ‘Agri Connect.

Bridging the nutrition gap in Africa - Episode 63

In this episode, we embark on a culinary journey across West Africa and introduce IFAD’s newest Recipes for Change chef.

Cocoa farmers bring sweet dreams to life

Did you know nearly all of the world’s cocoa is produced by small-scale farmers? Let’s celebrate some of the people making our lives a little sweeter.

The Angolan cooperative building a brighter future

Small-scale farmers and fishers are joining forces and tapping into northern Angola’s immense potential for inland aquaculture.

New US$53 million agricultural development programme launched in Malawi to combat food insecurity

IFAD and the Government of Malawi launched a US$53 million agricultural development programme today that seeks to commercialise agriculture production and enhance the resilience of small-scale farming systems for improved income, food and nutrition security in the country.

International Fund for Agricultural Development inaugurates country office in Burkina Faso

IFAD inaugurated a new country office in Ouagadougou today.

Major step in CAFI-Cameroon partnership: First $20 million project approved to support transition to deforestation-free agroecological practices

A first US$20 million project funded by the Central Africa Forest Initiative (CAFI) will support Cameroon’s small-scale cocoa and coffee producers adapt to the new European Union regulations, so that they continue exporting to the EU while they transition to deforestation-free agroecological practices based on sustainable principles.

China contributes US$10 million to scale up South-South and Triangular Cooperation with IFAD

President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China announced a renewed US$ 10 million contribution to the China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) Facility last week. This funding demonstrates China’s ongoing commitment to supporting SSTC within the UN system, with a particular focus on agricultural development in the Global South.