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Oliver Page talks about climate change and environment

Oliver Page, regional specialist, talks about climate change and environment

Michael Hamp talks about rural finance, markets and value chains

Michael Hamp, lead technical specialist talks about rural finance, markets and value chains

Putso Nyathi talks about agronomy

Putso Nyathi, senior regional technical specialist in agronomy at IFAD for the east and southern Africa region, talks about agronomy.

Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on small-scale agriculture in The Gambia

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us just how vulnerable agricultural value chains are to external shocks – and how much more we need to do to build the sector’s resilience.

Tom Mwangi Anyonge talks about youth

Tom Mwangi Anyonge, lead technical specialist at IFAD , talks about youth, rural development and institutions.

Media invite: IFAD and WEF panel - Protecting food security during COVID-19

Online briefing with experts from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and UN Goodwill Ambassadors for IFAD Idris and Sabrina Dhowre Elba on food security in times of COVID-19.

Protecting health and protecting livelihoods: a delicate balance in the era of COVID-19

Development encompasses a wide range of actions that enables people, communities and nations to thrive even after projects have ended.

Jonathan Agwe talks about rural finance, markets and enterprises

Jonathan Agwe, lead regional technical specialist talks about rural finance, markets and enterprises

Long-term development supports quick action in a crisis: an update from Asia and the Pacific

It has been really inspiring to receive updates from the field over the past two months illustrating how IFAD-supported projects are continuing to deliver.

The potential impact of COVID-19 on China’s food security: Prospects for food imports

Last week, the China Grain Reserve Group announced its intention to purchase 22 million tonnes of imported grain during 2020. Should China worry about food security?

Planting seeds in the new normal: Rural women in Pakistan amid COVID-19

In rural Pakistan, women are important partners in agricultural development. They perform a variety of crucial tasks, including weeding and tilling land, planting seeds, collecting farmyard manure and harvesting. They are also responsible for cleaning, drying and storing grains.

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, commitment to sustainable agriculture is more important than ever

This year’s theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity is “Our Solutions are in Nature.”

In Brazil, a “quiet revolution” for rural women makes the invisible visible

In north-eastern Brazil, as in so many other places, rural women's work is often invisible. But a revolution is taking place – and IFAD is a part of it.

Bees, biodiversity and COVID-19 - World Bee Day

Bees support countless ecosystems, bolster biodiversity, anchor food chains and help ensure humans’ agricultural security. Not bad for insects no bigger than a paperclip.

Fast and flexible: IFAD’s first successful project restructuring protects smallholders in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted agricultural and food systems around the world, along with the livelihoods and food security of the poorest rural communities – precisely the groups of people whom IFAD concentrates its efforts on.

Stay at home! Savings, contingencies and electronic wallet use

Without initially knowing it, last year more than 13,000 young women in Colombia began to prepare for the current economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 response must target African agriculture and the rural poor

Africa has so far escaped the worst health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the continent looks like it could be the worst hit.

Five ways organizations can help countries build agile and inclusive responses to COVID-19

How can we enhance local capacity to respond to this emergency in an agile and inclusive manner?

Colombia: Rebuilding lives and businesses in post-conflict rural areas

Colombia is a country rich in natural resources and diverse communities. But in small towns and across the countryside, many families remain poor.

El FIDA invertirá USD 554 millones para apoyar la recuperación de la agricultura familiar en América Latina y el Caribe tras el impacto de la COVID-19

El FIDA destinará USD 554 millones de dólares para sostener la agricultura familiar en América Latina y el Caribe durante la crisis de la COVID-19 y para contribuir a su recuperación y modernización una vez el impacto de la pandemia haya pasado.

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