Ground-breaking research helps make insurance available to smallholder farmers
Indigenous crops bring climate solutions for farmers in Brazil's Caatinga – IFAD and Slow Food take the lead
How avocados are making a difference in the Dominican Republic
In the pursuit of a better life
Caring for the Planet Starts from the Ground
The Malian diaspora invests to offer young people a better future at home
Agriculture is finally on the agenda!
UN Climate Change Conference – COP 23
Leading the way - new conference promotes rural solutions through SSTC
Ploughing for profits
World Food Day 2017 - Changing the future of migration
IFAD partners with rural youth to get their voices heard at Bonn Climate Summit
Celebrating the International Day of Rural Women
October 15 is the International Day of Rural Woman and a chance to celebrate the accomplishments of rural women around the world. Rural women play key roles in their families, communities and countries, and yet they are often severely disadvantaged, economically, socially and politically.
Sorghum - a new hope in dry times
Trees of hope
Drought threatens much of East and Southern Africa, putting farmers’ livelihoods at risk. But with IFAD funding, communities in Kenya are growing trees to help safeguard their future.
On the ground in Ethiopia
Investing in rural development matters more than ever
Recipes for change: Kenya Muviku
New research finds the potential of waste reuse for small farmers worldwide
Better feed for cows benefits dairy farmers in India and Tanzania
Creating opportunities for rural youth is more urgent than ever
Organics offer new opportunities to young farmers in the Pacific Islands
Searching for a better way to farm
With her granddaughter in hand, Ruth Stephen Chileshe proudly shows off the large iron-roofed brick house she recently built selling maize, cassava, beans and ground nuts from her small farm in rural Zambia. Only 10 meters down the pathway stands the remnants of her old and much smaller home.