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Somalia and IFAD sign new financial agreement to strengthen food security and build resilience in rural areas

To support Somalia's efforts to address the effects of decades of conflict, environmental degradation, and underfunded infrastructure and agricultural productivity, IFAD and the Government of Somalia have signed a new financial agreement to fund the Rural Livelihood Resilience Programme (RLRP).

Rural youth rocking the digital age – Episode 56

In this episode, we speak to three young YouTubers and TikTokers in Latin America who are bringing their rural lives to the world via our screens – and encouraging young rural people to build a future at home.

IFAD establishes a new Multi-Donor Funding Facility to support the Joint Sahel Programme

In a significant move to address the triple COVID, conflict and climate crisis in the Sahel, IFAD has established a Multi-Donor Funding Facility (MDFF) which will channel funding to the existing Joint Sahel Programme in Response to the Challenges of COVID-19, Conflict and Climate Change (SD3C).

See how water and peace go hand in hand

Peace and water are inextricably intertwined. That’s why sustainable rural development can help reduce conflict in communities – and why water is often the crucial element that can make the difference.

IFAD and Montenegro sign financing agreement to support climate adaptation in Northern mountainous areas

Amid growing climate challenges in Montenegro, IFAD signed an agreement with the Government of Montenegro to finance the Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience in the Montenegrin Mountain Areas project (GORA). The project aims to support small-scale farmers and rural communities to cope with the effects of a changing climate.

Alvaro Lario: “Without family farming, we would not have eaten today”

More than 150 representatives from all five continents have gathered in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Euskadi, Spain to discuss the future of family farming, which provides food for 70 per cent of the world’s people. Among the experts present was Alvaro Lario, President of IFAD and keynote speaker at the inaugural session of the VIII Global Conference. Family Farming: Sustainability of our Planet, organized by the World Rural Forum.

Meet the families farming their way towards a sustainable future

Family farms are key to building sustainable food systems – and to achieving zero hunger worldwide. Let's meet some of the families around the world whose farms are thriving with IFAD's support.  

IFAD and WFP work together to combat hunger in fragile contexts

IFAD and WFP have today launched an action plan to work together in fragile contexts — countries simultaneously affected by economic shocks, and extreme weather, in combination with little or no institutional and government capacity to help people cope. The UN agencies seek to leverage the strengths and expertise of each organization to enhance resilience in fragile environments and improve food security for those who need it most.

Migrant Contributions for Development Call for Proposals 2024 for the Kyrgyz Republic

IFAD’s multi-donor Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR) is pleased to launch the Migrant Contributions for Development Call for Proposals 2024 for the Kyrgyz Republic.

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