UN food agencies highlight successful collaboration in the field
Building a life after conflict
IFAD to host high-level conference on innovative approaches to financing for rural development
IFAD is joining forces with the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Brookings Institution and the University of Warwick to host an international conference in Rome.
Case study: Shifting to conservation agriculture to build resilience to climate change
Protecting women’s rights in the face of domestic violence in India and Burundi
Recipes for change: Pollo Pibil
Amidst drought and flooding, Malawian farmers look to diversify their diet
Helping Bolivian farmers gain ground against climate change
Saadia Imad, Chief Field Support
Seeking proposals and planning for the Indigenous Peoples Forum
Recipes for Change: Sweet and sour catfish soup
Recipes for Change: Bananas with beans and split green peas
Recipes for Change: Chairo soup
Overcoming inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean
Over the last three decades, the countries of Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) experienced a profound transformation which extended to rural areas.This economic and rural transformation resulted in many benefits, especially between 2004-2013, when millions of people left poverty behind.
Building resilience in the Near East and North Africa
Green Climate Fund accredits IFAD as a partner agency
International Day of Rural Women: Empowering women to transform rural areas
Rural women have a lot to gain from the new Global Goals
Financing for young farmers in the Republic of Moldova
Increasing prosperity for the rural poor in Asia and the Pacific by 2030
Empowering rural youth in West and Central Africa
Realizing the promise and potential of agriculture in East and Southern Africa
The fact that agriculture has the ability to transform lives in Africa has been well documented. Agriculture accounts for 24 per cent of GDP across Africa, and agribusinesses 20 per cent. In the East and Southern Africa (ESA) region investments in agriculture have led to socio-economic development that can be viewed as optimistic.
Growing forced displacement crisis impacts over 65 million people worldwide
Reducing poverty through dairy farming
Benjamin used to work as temporary staff for Kenya Railways, a public service in Kirinyaga. His work was heavy and poorly paid. He could not save enough money to send back home to his wife and the children for food and schooling.
With such dire prospects, Benjamin decided to go back to his village and live with his family. Not knowing what exactly to do, he decided to give dairy farming a try – albeit with no experience.