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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.

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