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Seeing the bigger picture: 6 ways IFAD uses GIS to optimize climate investment
Discover how IFAD uses Geographic Information Systems to better understand where and how climate change is affecting smallholder farming, and what is needed to mitigate its effects.
Climate Change in Africa, what’s really happening? – Episode 37
COP27 is upon us – join us for an African perspective on what to expect from this year’s UN climate change conference in Egypt.
IFAD and EU provide support to Malian diaspora to boost investments in agricultural sector
Malian diaspora is keen to invest in the development of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), especially to develop the agriculture sector, if they can access the right training, information and financial products, according to a new report funded by the European Union, commissioned by IFAD and developed by Red Mangrove Development Advisors, and Adept, the Africa-Europe Diaspora Development Platform.
Small-scale farmers could help fill the global food gap if they irrigate properly – even with growing climate challenges
Small-scale farmers hold the key to feeding the world, its important for them to trust and invest in different types of irrigation systems.
Uzbekistan and IFAD renew strategic partnership to address global challenges including food supply
Amid global threats including climate change, increasing food and input costs and rising poverty, IFAD and the Government of Uzbekistan have extended their successful cooperation to continue to support the country in meeting its rural development goals.
A tale of two towns in Tajikistan
In Tajikistan two neighbouring towns face different fates as one suffers the aftermath of drought and displacement and the other is saved by irrigation.
New app ‘PostalPay’ will slash the cost of sending money from Europe to Uganda
IFAD, Inpay, a cross-border payments company, and its subsidiary company Eurogiro, a global postal cross-border payments network, have joined forces to make the cost of sending money through mobile channels from Europe to Uganda four times cheaper.
IFAD President Alvaro Lario heads to Finance in Common Summit in Côte d’Ivoire
The President of IFAD, Alvaro Lario, will attend the Finance in Common Summit co-organized by the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank on 19 and 20 October 2022.
Five ways IFAD is helping to reduce rural poverty in an age of climate change
Even when a world without poverty seems out of reach, here’s how IFAD continues to work in developing countries, amplifying the voices of rural people and integrating them into value chains, so they can earn and save, while feeding the world and conserving the natural environment.