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Financing resilience: how ASAP+ is helping rural communities adapt to climate change
When it comes to climate change, small-scale farmers are among the world’s most vulnerable communities. This is why IFAD focuses on climate resilient agriculture and climate finance through programmes like ASAP+.
Norway pledges an additional US$9.5 million to climate adaptation for small-scale farmers
As part of a commitment to triple its support to climate adaptation by 2026, Norway has pledged an additional NOK 100 million (approximately US$9.5 million) contribution of urgently needed climate finance to IFAD today.
Four ways small-scale fishers can help us weather the climate storm
Climate change and environmental degradation are posing an unprecedented threat to the world. Find out how small-scale fishers are weathering the storm – and becoming part of the solution.
Placing small-scale farmers and rural populations at the heart of climate discussions - IFAD at COP 27
To ensure small-scale farmers and rural populations from developing countries receive the attention and funding they urgently need, IFAD is organising, and will be active in, over twenty events at COP27 to highlight the challenges and solutions that small-scale farmers need to feed a growing population while adapting to the escalating impacts of climate change.
At COP27, we need big wins for a greener future, says IFAD President
Ahead of this year’s COP, President Lario shares three big wins for the planet that can mitigate climate change and help the world’s poorest rural people adapt to its inevitable impacts.
COP: Where does it come from and where is it going?
Egypt is set to host COP27, an annual meeting where decision makers discuss how best to tackle climate change. But how did the summit come to be and what difference does it make for rural farmers? Find out here.
IFAD loan to help mitigate impact of crises on small-scale producers and the underserved in Mozambique
The social and economic impacts of the COVID19 pandemic and the Ukraine war are creating significant challenges for the most vulnerable people, increasing the risk to livelihoods and food security in developing countries. IFAD is therefore stepping up its commitment to promote rural financial inclusion and to safeguard rural communities’ livelihoods with a new US$ 2 million loan to Futuro Mcb.
Adapt or starve – UN Agricultural Fund calls for urgent climate finance for small-scale farmers
With the negative impacts of climate change becoming more frequent and severe, IFAD is calling for urgent and increased financing to support hundreds of millions of small-scale farmers adapt to climate change.
The planet is awash with climate disasters. Meet the rural people battling to endure them
One year on from the biggest global commitment to financing climate adaptation at COP26, we are yet to see the actions needed to follow through on this promise.