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Tunisia and IFAD to discuss results of evaluation and future opportunities for the rural development

The Independent Office of Evaluation of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the Government of Tunisia are holding a one-day workshop to reveal the conclusions of an independent evaluation of IFAD's country strategy and programme in Tunisia.

La République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) et le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA) s'engagent sur de nouvelles bases pour la transformation des zones rurales congolaises

Après près de deux années de suspension de ses activités en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), le FIDA a décidé de relancer sa coopération avec le ce pays membre du Fonds et de redémarrer ses opérations d'investissements en faveur des petits producteurs agricoles et ruraux.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

As the UN marks its annual Day for the Eradication of Poverty, more people than ever before are going hungry, due in large part to extreme poverty – currently measured as living on less than US$1.90 a day.

Rural enterprises are making women agents of change in Ghana

Rural women are just as enterprising as their male counterparts, if given equal opportunity and tools. Through training and skills development, rural women can play a much greater role in the development of their communities and boost the local economy.

Regional Forum on Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Transformation - Asia Pacific

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Asia and Pacific Regional Forum on Inclusive and Sustainable Rural Transformation

Celebrating the International Day of Rural Women

October 15 is the International Day of Rural Women and a chance to celebrate women and girls who play a key role in rural areas enhancing agricultural development, building climate resilience, facing malnutrition and food insecurity.

New UN report launched in Beijing calls for building climate resilience to fight hunger

China has made strides in reducing undernourishment, but worldwide hunger and malnutrition are on the rise, according to the 2018 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report, launched locally today in Beijing.

Wetlands are disappearing three times faster than forests

Wetlands cover around 4-6 per cent of the world’s surface – and are exactly as they sound - areas flooded with water. They contribute to climate regulation and support ecosystems and biodiversity.

Agrarian reform and protecting land and environmental defenders at heart of Global Land Forum declaration

Agrarian reform and protecting land and environmental defenders are two urgent areas for action called for by members of the International Land Coalition (ILC) in the Bandung declaration.

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