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Rural women in Latin America take control of food production – and their own development
All across Latin America, rural women are taking charge of their communities’ food production – and their own economic and personal development.
“Cashroots” movement builds community resilience in the Solomon Islands
Simon Chottu works hard and plays hard. An events manager by trade, he’s spent the last few years hosting hip-hop parties and organizing music events and competitions across the South Pacific.
Governments need to halt the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on rural women, says IFAD President on International Day of Rural Women
Our food supply is at risk if we don’t start prioritizing rural women during this pandemic, said Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD in a strong call to governments to increase their investments in rural women.
Consultation on IFAD’s Social, Environmental and Climate Assessment Procedures
IFAD is currently updating its Social, Environmental and Climate Assessment Procedures (SECAP) which was introduced in 2015 and last updated in 2017. This ongoing update of SECAP is not intended to be a comprehensive revision of the Procedures.
Rural women: The key to building back better in a post-COVID world
In times of crisis, rural women are the key that holds families and rural communities together – and in times like these, they need our support more than ever.
Dutch poverty fighter joins UN agency IFAD as global poverty rates rise
Meike van Ginneneken joins IFAD today as the new Associate Vice President of the Strategy and Knowledge Department.
Nourishing a sustainable cocoa trade in the Solomon Islands
On a dusty side street in Auki, a seaside market town on the island of Malaita, Arania Enterprises is bustling.
IFAD-supported projects help women come back to the countryside
Life in the countryside isn’t always easy – especially for rural women, whose contributions and successes have only recently begun to receive the attention they deserve.
Taking back springtime: IFAD-supported project revitalizes irrigation in remote China
The return of spring to Santiaogou, a tiny village nestled high in China’s remote, mountainous Qinghai province, should have been idyllic.