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IFAD and Senegal invest in decent jobs and incomes for poor and marginalized rural young people
About 150,000 rural young people in Senegal – 50 per cent of them women - will benefit from a new US$93.3 million project that aims to create income and decent sustainable jobs in agricultural, pastoral and fishery value chains.
A common path towards Guatemala’s sustainable development
Today the Rome-based agencies (RBAs - FAO, IFAD and WFP) recognized the interagency country team based in Guatemala for their concerted efforts in maximizing results and impact on the ground.
PARM and the G20 commitment on building resilience to agricultural risks
Following the spikes in global food prices in the years 2006, 2008, and 2011, agricultural risk management has become an important topic in G20 discussions.
2019 United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation: FAO, IFAD and WFP highlight the commitment of leaving no one behind in achieving SDG2
The UN Rome-based Agencies (RBAs), namely, FAO, IFAD and WFP, gathered on the occasion of the UN Day for South-South Cooperation and highlighted the importance of “leaving no one behind” in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
What helps value chain projects work best for rural producers?
Is it possible to link small-scale producers to emerging opportunities in dynamic food systems?
Protecting villages from flash floods and improving livelihoods in the Haor basin wetlands
The Haor region is a wetland ecosystem in north-eastern Bangladesh, which is located in a tectonic depression. During the monsoon period, the Haor gets between 3,000 and 4,000 mm of rainfall, together with the flow of monsoon river from the Meghalaya and Barak basins.