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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.

Migrant Contributions for Development Call for Proposals 2024 for Tajikistan

Leveraging remittances to foster financial and digital inclusion, and support the sustainable reintegration of migrant returnees for local economic development in rural areas.

Women shaping sustainable food systems – Episode 55

To mark International Women's Day, we explore how gender inequality and gender-based violence can be overcome to build inclusive, sustainable food systems. From El Salvador to Malawi, hear about how rural women are driving climate adaptation and transforming agriculture – and the world – for the better.

Invest in rural women

Investing in women is the surest way to prosperity – and a world without hunger. That’s why IFAD invests in women. They’re the smartest investment in a sustainable future.

IFAD and partners to build resilience of smallholder farmers to climate change impacts in seven Sahelian Countries

Today, IFAD launched the Africa Integrated Climate Risk Management Programme (AICRM): Strengthening Smallholder Farmers' Resilience to Climate Change Impacts, with a workshop in Banjul, The Gambia. Dr Jyotsna Puri, Associate Vice-President of the Strategy and Knowledge Department at IFAD joined over 60 participants, including government representatives from the programme's host countries, as well as financial and implementing partners.