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Developing Uganda's small and medium-sized agricultural businesses
Gladys Ndagile has been a poultry farmer for many years, but it was only when she connected with a local egg processing business that she finally made a profit from her eggs.
IFAD and KSrelief agree to jointly tackle hunger and malnutrition in world’s most vulnerable countries
IFAD and the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) today agreed to join forces to help ensure sustainable access to nutritious food.
Second Edition of the IFAD Latin American and Caribbean Rural Youth Innovation Award
IFAD is to hold the Second Edition of the Rural Youth Innovation Award for Latin America and the Caribbean on Thursday, 8 July at the Bogota’s EAN University.
A decade of IFAD’s inclusive rural finance programmes points to an innovative and catalytic future
The number and variety of financial services accessible to the rural poor continues to grow. A recently completed stocktake of IFAD’s rural finance programmes has identified a number of successes, plus some opportunities for further innovation.
Transforming rural agriculture through technology and innovation
Despite the African continent holding the world’s most arable land and the agricultural sector employing over half of the population, Africa is still struggling with food production and food insecurity.
IFAD and Guinea to help rural populations recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
IFAD will provide the Republic of Guinea with a grant to improve the resilience of more than 2,123 poor farming households trying to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, by ensuring rapid access to inputs, information, markets and cash.
G20 recognizes importance of Public Development Bank financing to tackle rural poverty and hunger, and leadership of IFAD
In the first-ever joint declaration by foreign affairs and development ministers, G20 countries today recognised the vital role Public Development Banks (PDBs) can play in filling the financing gap to sustainably tackle rural hunger and poverty, and the leadership of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in bringing them together to strengthen their long-term investments in food and agriculture.
Promoting renewable energy technologies for small-scale farmers in Cambodia
Renewable energy technologies are an increasingly important part of small-scale agriculture. IFAD’s S-RET project is bringing these technologies to farmers throughout Cambodia – and it’s recently been selected as a GEF Global Good Practice Project.
IFAD and Govt. of Maharashtra join hands to empower 1 million rural women
IFAD and the Government of Maharashtra in India launched the Nav Tejaswini programme this week.