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As Earth Day adopts a climate action theme, let’s not forget about smallholder farmers

On this day 50 years ago – the first Earth Day had just taken place – and a global movement was born.

Collaborating in a time of crisis: Three early takeaways from the COVID-19 response in India

The tremendous progress in reducing poverty made by India over the past 25 years could now be reversed because of the unprecedented emergency facing all of us – the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teach me how to fish and I will transform my life – and my community

Along the coastline of Mozambique, fishing boats dot the clear blue waters. For the people on these boats, their daily excursions are their livelihood – in more ways than one.

IFAD’s response to the COVID-19 crisis - protecting and enhancing rural resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic is far more than a health crisis: it is affecting societies and economies. IFPRI estimates, for example, that 140 million additional people could fall into extreme poverty this year as a result of the virus.

#IFADatwork: our mission in the time of COVID-19

This interactive map shows how our colleagues, beneficiaries, and partners have continued working, while taking steps to stay safe.

New IFAD fund launched to help prevent rural food crisis in wake of COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic and economic slowdown threatening the lives and livelihoods of the world’s most vulnerable people, IFAD today committed US$40 million, and launched an urgent appeal for additional funds, to support farmers and rural communities to continue growing and selling food.

UN Goodwill Ambassadors Idris and Sabrina Elba launch appeal for IFAD’s $200 million coronavirus relief fund for rural communities

Actor, filmmaker and humanitarian Idris Elba and actress, model and activist Sabrina Dhowre Elba today launched a new global coronavirus relief fund on behalf of IFAD to prevent economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic from triggering a global hunger and food crisis.

Supporting Cambodian farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cambodia has made remarkable progress and achieved lower-middle-income status - but the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to strain the entire economy.

IFAD helps shape Bangladesh’s response to the coronavirus crisis in rural areas

An IFAD team in Bangladesh provided a proposal to the Government for a certified safe transport and logistics system for movement of inputs and produce in rural areas.

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