Ten African Leaders write letters to other World Leaders to urge them to increase funding to IFAD

October 2020 - VIDEO
Ten African Heads of State have issued a strong call to other world leaders to increase their funding to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) or risk jeopardizing Sustainable Development Goal targets for eradicating poverty and hunger, particularly in Africa. 

Nigeria: From Rice to Riches

October 2020 - VIDEO
On 1 October 2020, the UN marks 25 years since the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – a blueprint to advance women’s rights. But according to the Gender Equality report there’s still a long way to go.

Ethiopia: Water Works

August 2020 - VIDEO
Water is a vital ingredient for growing many crops around the globe, but while the world has enough water, it’s often not in the right places, at the right time.

Thank you, “cocoa doctors”

July 2020 - VIDEO

Chocolate comes in many different forms and varieties, but it always needs one vital ingredient: cocoa. But a decade ago, it was predicted that, by 2020, the world would have a cocoa shortfall of one million tonnes a year.

India: Radiant Women

June 2020 - VIDEO

"Tejaswini" means “a woman who is radiant”. And the one million Indian women who are part of the Tejaswini Rural Women’s Empowerment Programme, are indeed radiant.

Improving the livelihoods of artisanal fishers and their communities along Mozambique’s coastline

June 2020 - VIDEO
The IFAD-supported Artisanal Fisheries Promotion Project (ProPESCA) was implemented to improve the livelihoods of artisanal fishers and their communities living along Mozambique’s coastline.

Sierra Leone: Recovering from a pandemic

June 2020 - VIDEO

In 2014, the people of Sierra Leone faced a seemingly unstoppable virus and a catastrophic outbreak, leading to strict precautionary measures, quarantine and fear.

Sauli Hurri talks about rural finance, markets and value chains

May 2020 - VIDEO
Sauli Hurri, senior regional technical specialist, talks about rural finance, markets and value chains

Zainab Semgalawe talks about rural institutions

May 2020 - VIDEO
Zainab Semgalawe, lead regional technical specialist, talks about rural institutions
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