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Reaping the rewards: Infrastructure brings opportunities for rural Chinese livestock farmers
The villages of Naihe and Zhaowa, nestled in the hilly Liupanshan area of China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, are surrounded by world-famous rugged beauty.
Ethiopia: Water Works
Water is a vital ingredient for growing many crops around the globe, but while the world has enough water, it’s often not in the right places, at the right time.
Holding on: IFAD-supported programme sustains assets – and rural livelihoods
The restrictions put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Pakistan were designed to keep the population safe and healthy, but have spelled severe losses for many rural businesses.
Coping with COVID-19: Building Farmers’ Resilience - Episode 11
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, many people around the world, including small-scale farmers, are learning how to cope with its various effects.
Years later, IFAD-established seed producer groups to continue improving their communities’ climate resilience
Lack of access to seed is a common problem for small-scale farmers in Nepal and elsewhere.
A call for proposals to support post-COVID-19 food security and resilience through South-South and Triangular Cooperation to be launched on 28 August
SSTC Facility will launch a call for proposals on 28 August to generate and exchange innovative solutions to help national governments respond to, and recover from, the impacts of COVID-19 on food security.
Women as changemakers for nutrition in the hills of Lao PDR
The rural uplands of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic are home to generations of proud family farmers who depend on small-scale agriculture, with many still using traditional farming techniques.
Mobile phones to help 1.7 million small-scale farmers increase production during COVID-19 economic slowdown
Some 1.7 million small-scale farmers in Kenya, Nigeria and Pakistan will soon receive personalized agricultural advice through their mobile phones as a means to improve their incomes, food security and resilience to economic shocks caused by COVID-19, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced today.
Youth leaders working towards transformative rural development
From climate action groups to political institutions, youth are taking on leading roles and bringing new perspectives into the table – showing they are not only the future, but also the present.