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Restoring nature and livelihoods: Experiences in Zambia

World Environment Day is a day set aside to raise awareness about environmental issues and encourage protective action. This year’s theme is “Time for Nature.”

Improving the livelihoods of artisanal fishers and their communities along Mozambique’s coastline

The IFAD-supported Artisanal Fisheries Promotion Project (ProPESCA) was implemented to improve the livelihoods of artisanal fishers and their communities living along Mozambique’s coastline.

Why do wet markets matter?

Since the COVID-19 virus outbreak, much information and misinformation has been circulated about wet markets and an international rallying cry has been made for wet markets to be better regulated or even closed down.

On tap: How regular water supply helped farmers discover a green thumb in Bhutan

Despite the lush greenery that surrounds Ngarpongtang village in Thangrong, Bhutan, until recently, it was impossible to grow vegetables there. “I used to have to go to other villages to exchange pinewood for vegetables,” says Wangdi, a 54-year-old farmer. “We couldn’t get vegetables to grow here.”

Building up family farmers’ resilience through nature-based solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean

Resilience has become the talk of the town in the development community.

IFAD supports projects that increase agricultural productivity and incomes in Madagascar

Rural development projects financed and supported by IFAD have helped to reduce rural poverty and increase rural entrepreneurship in Madagascar, according to a new report presented today.

Ensuring environmental sustainability and building resilience to climate change

Extreme weather events, such as droughts, storms and floods, are putting pressure on the ecosystems that farmers depend on, as are gradual processes such as rising sea levels and melting glaciers.

Leveraging artificial intelligence: Harnessing big data to improve decision-making

To take advantage of the potential of AI, IFAD employed machine learning techniques to extract insights from across IFAD’s entire investment portfolio.

Sierra Leone: Recovering from a pandemic

In 2014, the people of Sierra Leone faced a seemingly unstoppable virus and a catastrophic outbreak, leading to strict precautionary measures, quarantine and fear.

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