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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.

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.

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