Rural poor people in Madagascar strengthen resilience through land tenure
Boosting nutrition one TV show at a time in Laos
In rural communities in northern Laos, an IFAD supported programme is using a television soap opera to help tackle extreme poverty and malnutrition.
Almonds and apricots flower on once-barren land
Reducing rice imports helps smallholder farmers in Nigeria
Native fruits fuel rural development in Brazil
Smallholder farmers bring high value to their crops in Nepal
Piyola Oli is a farmer in western Nepal. One of her main challenges is access to quality seeds. Through the IFAD-supported High-Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas project, Oli has learned how to produce good quality onion seeds from her own produce and her income has increased considerably.
Maximizing the efficiency of development evaluation through ICTs
Consultation on the Eleventh Replenishment of IFAD's resources
Protecting the environment through sustainable production
Bong tree farming raises income of former rice farmers in Laos
Making the most of Africa’s rural youth
The potential powerhouse of energy and creativity of the world’s 1.2 billion young people was highlighted by Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD during the annual spring meetings of the World Bank Group (Bank) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that are currently underway.The event brings together central bankers, ministers of finance and development sector executives, among others, to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness.
Ecuador: One year after the earthquake
In conversation with IFAD’s new President, Gilbert F. Houngbo
Knowledge for development
The power of self-help: how women in India are achieving economic, social and political empowerment
Sowing the seeds of progress – one woman’s story
UN’s Rome-based agencies team up to fight hunger and support rural development in Madagascar
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.