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The Burundi legal clinics
Land is one of the keys to building better lives and equality for poor rural women in the developing world. Yet women often have weak land rights, or are denied rights entirely, resulting in increased poverty for themselves and their families.
Mo Ibrahim delivers IFAD Lecture, urges African leaders to invest in agriculture
Rome, 19 February – Dr Mohamed Ibrahim, global entrepreneur and founder of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, delivered IFAD's Lecture during IFAD's 39th Governing Council, where he urged African leaders to invest more in the agricultural sector in the next 15 years.
Pablo Tittonell: Dishing up the dirt
Pablo Tittonell, Professor and Chair of the Farming Systems Ecology Group at Wageningen University. It is estimated that about 25 per cent of the soils in the world are degraded, are in a severely degraded state, and we are talking about agricultural soils in particular, soils that we are using for cultivation.