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Farms. Food. Future. IFAD’s monthly podcast
Farms. Food. Future. IFAD’s monthly podcast
Through the podcast, we raise awareness on the challenges smallholder farmers in developing countries are facing around food security.
Farms. Food. Future. includes interviews with IFAD experts, partners and donors, celebrities, and farmers.
It promotes the power of smallholder farmers as a force for change.
Farms. Food. Future. captures the exciting work IFAD is doing working on the front line of farming for development, dealing everyday with climate change, environmental sustainability, gender, youth, nutrition and indigenous peoples’ issues.
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Food Systems From Farm to Plate – Episode 21
This month’s episode is all about food systems.
Putting the Environment at the Heart of Farming – Episode 20
In this month’s episode, we celebrate World Environment Day. Marie Haga, AVP for IFAD, and Jo Puri, Director of IFAD’s ECG Division, talk about how IFAD balances supporting development with protecting the environment.
Farming, COVID, and Farmers’ Mental Health - Episode 19
We begin this month’s episode with the latest from IFAD’s Associate Vice-President Donal Brown on how small-scale farmers are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
Small-scale Farmers Developing Resilience to COVID-19 - Episode 18
In this episode, we bring you the latest on how small-scale farmers are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
Celebrating Women in Leadership Across the Globe - Episode 17
In this episode, we celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), a global day of observance that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
New Vision, New Year – Episode 16
In this month’s episode, we’re focusing on youth and indigenous peoples as agents of change in the developing world.
New Frontiers in Sustainable Farming – Episode 15
In this episode, we say goodbye to a year that’s been full of uncertainty and change, but also adaptation, innovation and improvement.
Innovations in agriculture during COVID-19 – Episode 14
This month’s programme is all about innovations in agriculture. We’re travelling around the world to hear about new technologies designed to ensure food security.
Recovery, Rebuilding, Resilience Under COVID-19 – Episode 13
In this month’s programme, we have the latest on COVID-19 from IFAD’s Associate Vice-President Donal Brown; news on nutrition from the Lao People’s Democratic Republic; and a report on getting youth issues right in development activities.
Building Back Better: Investing In Farming Under COVID-19 – Episode 12
We begin this month’s programme with a conversation with IFAD's Associate Vice President Marie Haga about how vital it is for governments to invest in rural communities in developing countries, even during COVID-19.
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.
Keeping Farmers in Focus in a COVID-19 World - Episode 10
In this month’s programme, we’re keeping farmers in focus. We’ve got the latest on how farming communities are coping with the COVID-19 crisis.
Young People in Agriculture – Before, During and After COVID-19 - Episode 9
IFAD is helping young people in agriculture evaluate the COVID-19 crisis and build their resilience for the future. In this episode, we hear from nine different voices on this important topic.
Balancing the Pandemic, Biodiversity and Farming - Episode 8
In this month’s programme, we explore how to maintain a balance between battling COVID-19 and promoting farming and biodiversity.
Investing in Food in the Time of Coronavirus - Episode 7
We begin this month’s programme with an update on IFAD's operations and on investing in food during the time of coronavirus.
Dealing with the COVID-19 Crisis - Episode 6
We’re coming to you ahead of schedule with an extra edition: an interview with IFAD’s President Gilbert Houngbo on how the novel coronavirus has impacted IFAD’s work.
Indigenous Peoples in the Farming Front Seat - Episode 5
In IFAD's Podcast Episode 5, we’re focusing on indigenous peoples and the challenges they face when it comes to agriculture.
Women Powering the Farming Future - Episode 4
In IFAD's Podcast Episode 4, we gear up for International Women’s Day and look at how women are powering the farming future.
Keeping Farming Real - Episode 3
In this month’s programme we look at one of the most pressing issues facing farming today – that of youth and what’s being done to offer interesting and viable options for life on the farm for young people in developing countries.
Action on Climate for Farmers - Episode 2
In this month’s bumper edition of Farms. Food. Future. presented by Brian Thomson, we’ve been all over the UNFCCC COP25 Climate Conference in Madrid.