Guide to finding IFAD financial data

September 2019
IFAD is the only IFI with the specific mandate to eradicate poverty and hunger by investing in poor rural people through financial and technical assistance to agriculture and rural development projects in developing member states.

Speak Up, Report, Support

September 2019

Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse is unacceptable and has no place in IFAD, including its operations and financed activities.

IFAD reaffirms its no tolerance policy.

A day in the life of a vegetable farmer in Lesotho

September 2019
Thabo Lefatle owns and runs a small vegetable farm in Lesotho’s Mafeteng district, south of the capital Maseru. He is one of 55,000 smallholder farmers in Lesotho who applied for and won public grants.

IFAD's 2019 Rural Development Report

June 2019
Nearly 1 billion of the world’s 1.2 billion youth aged 15-24 reside in developing countries. Their numbers are growing far more rapidly in lower income countries than in higher income countries, particularly in rural areas. 

Massimo Giovanola talks about agricultural risk management

June 2019

Massimo Giovanola, risk management specialist at IFAD, talks about IFAD's innovative and holistic approach to agricultural risk management.

Paxina Chileshe talks about climate adaptation

June 2019

Paxina Chileshe, climate change specialist at IFAD, talks about climate adaptation and smallholder farmers.

Harold Liversage talks about land tenure

June 2019
Harold Liversage, land tenure specialist at IFAD, talks about land and secured land rights for rural communities.

Antonio Rota talks about livestock

June 2019
Antonio Rota, livestock specialist at IFAD, talks about how livestock is important to marginalised people living in rural areas.

Pedro de Vasconcelos talks about remittances

June 2019

Pedro de Vasconcelos, remittances specialist at IFAD, talks about remittances and their impact on people living in rural areas.

Joyce Njoro talks about nutrition

June 2019
Joyce Njoro, nutrition specialist at IFAD, talks about the chronic impact of malnutrition and undernutrition.