International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Resilience in rural Syria: The sound of songbirds
16 days of activism against gender-based violence: Building a brighter future for women and girls
Resilience in rural Syria: An entrepreneurial spirit conquers hardships
No place like home: Moldovan youth bring business to the countryside
Moldova’s agriculture sector is increasingly developing and modernizing. This is due both to an increased presence in lucrative markets like the European Union and to the efforts deployed by IFAD and the Government of Moldova to help restructure the sector, largely through sustained investments and financial support to small-scale farmers, to accompany this modernization.
Linking small-scale producers to markets in Lebanon
Supporting rural women’s land rights
In many parts of the world, full participation in society – including the ability to earn an income – is still dependent on owning (or having the rights to) land.
Keeping the family happy and healthy: Hafeeza’s story
Four years ago, back-to-back misfortunes upended Hafeeza Begum’s life. She knew it fell to her to get her young family back on their feet.
Green jobs for youth: What works and what’s missing?
Idris and Sabrina Elba call for investments in rural agriculture to fight rising hunger
“Cashroots” movement builds community resilience in the Solomon Islands
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.
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
Taking back springtime: IFAD-supported project revitalizes irrigation in remote China
Keeping food on the table and preventing food loss when business is not as usual
Towards zero food waste in Indonesia’s fishing communities
Along Indonesia’s coastal communities, many small-scale fishers struggle to make a living. Indonesia is the world’s third largest producer of fish, but many of these communities have historically lacked access to the technology and resources they needed to preserve their catch until it reaches the markets, which are usually far from their rural coastal inlets.
Rome-based agencies establish SSTC collaboration to benefit cassava production in the Congo
On the UN’s 75th anniversary, IFAD joins the call for greater global cooperation and solidarity
Behind the scenes of an IFAD project: Your top questions answered
There’s a lot of careful and detailed work that goes on in support of what IFAD does for the poor people living in some of the world’s most rural areas, and you’ve been asking about it!
Seeds to riches: The story of a 29-year-old millionaire
Reaping the rewards: Infrastructure brings opportunities for rural Chinese livestock farmers
Holding on: IFAD-supported programme sustains assets – and rural livelihoods
The restrictions put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Pakistan were designed to keep the population safe and healthy, but have spelled severe losses for many rural businesses.
Nepali youth prepare for their dream jobs with IFAD-supported courses
Ranjana Chaudhary’s story sounds like the stories of many thousands, if not millions, of young people in Nepal.