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26 NOV

New UN report warns that the number of people suffering hunger in Latin America is at its highest point in two decades

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19 NOV

€400 million loan from KfW boosts IFAD’s efforts to tackle hunger and poverty and help rural poor adapt to climate change

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18 NOV

President Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire and IFAD President Gilbert F. Houngbo to discuss investing in small-scale farmers to eradicate hunger and poverty

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12 NOV

IFAD to increase investment and presence in transforming food systems in East and Southern Africa

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10 NOV

Zimbabwe and IFAD join forces to transform small-scale agriculture

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08 NOV

COP26: New US$143 million investment to restore Great Green Wall ecosystems and increase climate resilience in the Sahel, announce IFAD and GCF

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08 NOV

COP26: Sweden steps up to help at-risk small-scale farmers adapt to climate change, pledging millions to IFAD’s climate fund

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05 NOV

IFAD Goodwill Ambassadors Idris and Sabrina Elba attend COP26 to advocate for increased investments in climate adaptation and biodiversity protection

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05 NOV

Media briefing with Idris and Sabrina Elba on how we can feed ten billion humans without destroying the habitable planet

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04 NOV

The French Development Agency and the International Fund for Agricultural Development join hands to promote food security and sustainable agriculture in the Republic of The Gambia

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04 NOV

COP26: Pastoralists and rural entrepreneurs from Asia and Africa amongst speakers at IFAD Pavillion

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03 NOV

At COP26, IFAD spotlights the impact of climate change on small-scale farmers with an innovative virtual visit to Bangladesh

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02 NOV

Honduras and IFAD will work together to foster resilient small agriculture

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01 NOV

Climate change adaptation programme can help an additional 10 million vulnerable people in Asia and Pacific says new IFAD report

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29 OCT

IFAD goes to COP26 – Putting rural small-scale farmers at the centre of global climate negotiations

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29 OCT

Putting rural small-scale farmers at the centre of global climate negotiations – IFAD interactive events during COP26

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27 OCT

IFAD report predicts steep drop in African staple crops by 2050, prompting urgent call for adaptation funding at COP26

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23 OCT

High-level UN delegation to visit farmers and review progress of rural development projects in Egypt

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20 OCT

High-level UN delegation to visit Egypt next week

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19 OCT

Ahead of global climate talks, public development banks join forces to boost investments in sustainable food systems

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15 OCT

Invest in gender equality to reduce climate change impacts on world’s poorest, says IFAD President on the International Day of Rural Women

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12 OCT

IFAD and Nepal mount post-COVID investment programme to build resilience of rural communities

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07 OCT

If we lose biodiversity, we will not address climate change or hunger, warns IFAD report ahead of UN biodiversity conference

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24 SEP

To transform our food systems we must reimagine how they are financed, says IFAD President

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23 SEP

Small-scale farmers need decent wages - IFAD calls on world leaders to commit to action at Food Systems Summit

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21 SEP

Global food systems must be disrupted and changed – new IFAD report recommends concrete actions for policymakers

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20 SEP

African small-scale farmers use radio and mobile phones to send a message of optimism and caution to world leaders attending Food Systems Summit

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09 SEP

Support for Syrian herders and farmers to safeguard livelihoods in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

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08 SEP

Global climate leader appointed Associate Vice President at UN rural development agency IFAD

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08 SEP

Agroecology can address food systems failures - new IFAD report

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03 SEP

Protecting biodiversity is crucial to fighting hunger - IFAD calls for increased investments ahead of World Conservation Congress

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31 AUG

The Government of Mali and Rome-based agencies launch a joint programme to build resilience among rural people

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31 AUG

Building rural resilience through South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Results of the Third Call for Proposals under the China-IFAD SSTC Facility

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03 AUG

2021 Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge

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29 JUL

Annual report 2020: 123 million rural people reached as IFAD steps up fight against hunger, poverty and exclusion

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28 JUL

El proyecto Puentes fomentará los vínculos entre gastronomía y agricultura familiar para crear empleo y oportunidades económicas para los jóvenes de las zonas rurales y peri-urbanas de Bolivia, Colombia y Honduras

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27 JUL

IFAD and partners to announce upcoming coalition to support public development banks’ financing of sustainable and equitable food systems

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26 JUL

Putting rural small-scale producers at the centre of food systems’ transformation – join IFAD during the Food Systems pre-Summit (26-28 July 2021)

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25 JUL

Spanish filmmaker wins first IFAD COPEAM Award at Sicilymovie - Festival del Cinema di Agrigento

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23 JUL

Food systems that ignore the needs of poor rural people are doomed to fail, warns IFAD President ahead of Food Systems pre-Summit

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20 JUL

IFAD and China launch project to revitalize the rural economy in Hunan

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19 JUL

A new strategic opportunities programme to strengthen the partnership between Côte d’Ivoire and IFAD

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16 JUL

Third round of National Call for Proposals (Morocco): Supporting remittances in times of crisis in Africa

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14 JUL

IFAD’s new investment programme to boost private funding of rural businesses and small-scale farmers

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12 JUL

UN report: Pandemic year marked by spike in world hunger

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12 JUL

Call for proposals: Digital advisory services to support accelerated rural transformation

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11 JUL

Finalists announced for first ever IFAD COPEAM Film Award

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08 JUL

IFAD’s Rural Youth Innovation Award recognizes the key role that young people play in overcoming the impact of COVID-19 on rural communities

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06 JUL

Tanzanian small-scale farmers receive support to improve food security in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

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02 JUL

IFAD and KSrelief agree to jointly tackle hunger and malnutrition in world’s most vulnerable countries

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01 JUL

Second Edition of the IFAD Latin American and Caribbean Rural Youth Innovation Award

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30 JUN

IFAD and Guinea to help rural populations recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

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29 JUN

G20 recognizes importance of Public Development Bank financing to tackle rural poverty and hunger, and leadership of IFAD

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29 JUN

IFAD and Govt. of Maharashtra join hands to empower 1 million rural women

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23 JUN

South Sudan and IFAD to boost productivity, food security and resilience of small-scale farmers faced with climate change

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16 JUN

Lack of digital infrastructure risks leaving millions of rural families in poverty – IFAD makes urgent call on International Day of Family Remittances

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15 JUN

Sri Lanka and IFAD partner to reduce poverty and increase food and nutrition security in the face of climate change

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12 JUN

The International Partnership for Cooperation on Child Labour in Agriculture statement on child labour in agriculture for the World Day Against Child Labour 2021

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10 JUN

Join the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development Summit - 16-17 June 2021

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03 JUN

Call for Proposals: Rural youth employment opportunities

Languages: English
02 JUN

President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of Mozambique launches IFAD-supported project to boost aquaculture

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01 JUN

Economic empowerment of rural women positively impacts social norms and strengthens food security

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01 JUN

Ugandan remittances decline but still are a lifeline for rural people

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25 MAY

IFAD first in development aid rankings – new report

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25 MAY

Remittance flows to Kenya defy the odds during the COVID-19 pandemic

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24 MAY

FAO, FIDA y PMA crean alianza de cara a la Cumbre sobre los Sistemas Alimentarios de Naciones Unidas

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24 MAY

European Union and IFAD to support Ethiopian rural financial institutions, jobs and livelihoods in the face of the COVID-19

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17 MAY

South Sudan small-scale producers receive support from IFAD to safeguard their livelihoods in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

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12 MAY

Tanzania and IFAD partner to boost productivity, improve food security and build resilience of small-scale farmers in the face of the climate change 

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11 MAY

Call for proposals: Grant to strengthen borrowers’ capacity on environmental, social and climate best practices

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04 MAY

Small-scale farmers in remote areas of Haiti receive help for food production and COVID-19

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30 APR

African countries commit to double agricultural productivity as development banks, institutions pledge US$17 billion to increase food security

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30 APR

Second round of National Calls for Proposals (Kenya and Uganda): Supporting remittances in times of crisis in Africa

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29 APR

African Development Bank, IFAD and partners redouble efforts to stop hunger in Africa and strengthen food security

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22 APR

Feeding Africa: Leadership to Scale up Successful Innovations

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21 APR

Potential game-changing systemic solutions for the UN Food Systems Summit: Advancing equitable livelihoods

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14 APR

IFAD and the Islamic Development Bank commit $500 million to address hunger and climate change in poor rural communities

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25 MAR

New investment in digital solutions will connect Latin American farmers to markets and banking services in response to COVID-19 restrictions

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17 MAR

Italy to set the stage for UN Food Systems Summit with three-day event that will deliver bold new ambitions

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15 MAR

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06 MAR

Empowering women and girls is crucial to ensure sustainable food security in the aftermath of COVID-19, say UN food agency heads ahead of International Women’s Day

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03 MAR

El FIDA lanza la Segunda Edición del Premio a la Innovación Juvenil Rural en América Latina y el Caribe

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02 MAR

The People Behind Your Plate - Powerful photos and stories available

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18 FEB

Donors commit to highest-ever funding to UN rural development agency IFAD to tackle hunger and poverty for the world’s poorest

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18 FEB

UN to involve millions of rural people in 2021 Food Systems Summit as part of ambitious public engagement process

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17 FEB

Gilbert F. Houngbo reappointed IFAD President with an ambitious agenda to end hunger and poverty for hundreds of millions of world’s poorest people

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17 FEB

World leaders call for greater international cooperation to tackle hunger and poverty at IFAD global meeting

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16 FEB

Livelihood-recovery project directly supporting Cambodia’s most vulnerable and those impacted by COVID-19 to launch tomorrow

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13 FEB

Increased investment in Sahel will boost development and resilience of rural populations

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11 FEB

IFAD Governing Council and press conference with new announcement on UN Food Systems Summit - 17-18 February 2021

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03 FEB

UN rural development agency IFAD to open Japan office to boost global hunger eradication efforts

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02 FEB

Indigenous Peoples are critical to build a more sustainable post-pandemic world, says IFAD President

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29 JAN

Invitation to Indigenous Peoples’ Forum at IFAD: How indigenous food systems can help build resilience to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

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28 JAN

Help for Nigerian small-scale farmers to improve food security and combat poverty in the face of COVID-19

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22 JAN

Help small-scale farmers adapt to climate change or face increased hunger and migration, warns IFAD President

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13 JAN

IFAD’s fight against rural poverty and hunger highlighted at One Planet Summit, as President Macron calls on others to step up their commitment

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11 JAN

IFAD and GCF scale-up action to improve life for millions of people and restore ecosystems in Africa’s Great Green Wall

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31 DEC

National Calls for Proposals (The Gambia, Ghana, Senegal): Supporting remittances in times of crisis in Africa

Languages: English
23 DEC

A holiday gift with impact: crowdfunding solar-powered water access in Africa

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11 DEC

Pope Francis joins 25 countries to fight against poverty and hunger in first round of pledges to IFAD

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