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Guide to finding IFAD financial data
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
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
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
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.
Mawira Chitima talks about water
Mewira Chitima, water and infrastructure specialist at IFAD, talks about availability and access to water and rural infrastructure for resilience, market access and economic growth.
Harold Liversage talks about land tenure
Harold Liversage, land tenure specialist at IFAD, talks about land and secured land rights for rural communities.
Antonio Rota talks about livestock
Antonio Rota, livestock specialist at IFAD, talks about how livestock is important to marginalised people living in rural areas.