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Call for Expressions of Interest: Capacity Building for IFAD’s Project Procurement investment portfolio (BUILD PROC)

As part of IFAD’s recognition of well-organized, transparent and value-for-money driven project procurement as a key determinant for development effectiveness, IFAD has approved a Grant under its Global/Regional Grants Programme to address capacity gaps in public procurement in borrower/recipient countries.

Community gardens pave the way for climate-resilient agriculture in Gambia

Climate change is affecting global food systems in such a way that those who already suffer from hunger and undernutrition are also the most vulnerable to the added threats from climate change.

Productivity and incomes of small-scale farmers increased through IFAD and Nepal partnership – new report.

Rural development projects financed and supported by IFAD have contributed to increased agricultural productivity and incomes of smallholder farmers in Nepal, according to a new report presented today.

How agroecology can respond to a changing climate and benefit farmers

Current food systems are at a crossroads. There is a strong need for transforming food production and consumption patterns in a sustainable way. One where farmers adapt and build resilience to the increasing challenges from climate change and where nutritious food is available for all. Agroecology provides one solution towards this transformation.

IFAD opens Liaison Office in Riyadh to strengthen partnerships with Gulf

The United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will inaugurate its first Liaison Office in the Gulf Region today.

IFAD and China promote climate-resilient agriculture and reforestation in Pakistan

Climate-resilient and sustainable reforestation practices to support Pakistan's national development is the focus of a one-day seminar convened by IFAD and the governments of China and Pakistan in Islamabad today.

Help farmers and the planet? Yes, we can

Tajikistan is a mountainous country nestled in Central Asia. Over five million people live a rural life, the majority of them depending on agriculture for their livelihoods.

Cooking to reduce climate change

An IFAD co-sponsored event at COP25 in Madrid brought together experts and celebrity chefs to examine how climate change is effecting food systems.

Paving the way: Rural youth in Pakistan

Deep in the mountainous region of northern Pakistan sits the picturesque village of Minimarg. Almost 200 kilometres from Gilgit, the region’s capital, Minimarg can only be accessed via the 4,000-meter Burzil Pass.

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