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Michael Hamp talks about rural finance, markets and value chains

May 2020
Michael Hamp, lead technical specialist talks about rural finance, markets and value chains

Putso Nyathi talks about agronomy

May 2020
Putso Nyathi, senior regional technical specialist in agronomy at IFAD for the east and southern Africa region, talks about agronomy.

Tom Mwangi Anyonge talks about youth

May 2020
Tom Mwangi Anyonge, lead technical specialist at IFAD , talks about youth, rural development and institutions.

Jonathan Agwe talks about rural finance, markets and enterprises

May 2020
Jonathan Agwe, lead regional technical specialist talks about rural finance, markets and enterprises

Colombia: Rebuilding lives and businesses in post-conflict rural areas

May 2020
Colombia is a country rich in natural resources and diverse communities. But in small towns and across the countryside, many families remain poor.

Targeting at IFAD - Focusing efforts to create opportunities for rural poor people

April 2020
To improve its contribution to the 2030 SDGs Agenda of eradicating poverty in all its forms and in line with the Leave No One Behind framework, IFAD has committed to improve its targeting performance.

Senegal: Focusing on Ability

March 2020
Djenalib Ba and Daba Diom are Persons with a Disability. Training received from IFAD-supported projects in rural areas of Senegal made them able to feed their families and send their children to school.

Niger: No safety without water

February 2020
Increasing violence in the Sahel region is causing a rise in the number of internally displaced persons. Fleeing Boko Haram through the desert, there is an urgent need for shelter and basic resources, like water.

Connecting lives: immerse yourself in the virtual reality of life

February 2020
Step into the real world of Mariamo Fermino Bilasse as she builds her business in Mozambique

Climate Knowledge from the Ancestors

February 2020
Have you ever found yourself looking outside the window, wondering if it will be raining soon? Perhaps you never thought of asking the ants.

Zero hunger, climate resilient: Transforming agriculture in Guinea-Bissau

January 2020
Innovative and forward-looking, the IFAD-funded project in Guinea-Bissau will transform rural economic networks for a sustainable agriculture of the future.

Paving the way: Rural youth in Pakistan

December 2019
Deep in the mountainous region of northern Pakistan sits the picturesque village of Minimarg. Almost 200 kilometres from Gilgit, the region’s capital, Minimarg can only be accessed via the 4,000-meter Burzil Pass.

Recipes for Change: Ema Datshi & Millet Momos from Bhutan

December 2019
In this episode of Recipes for Change, Italian celebrity chef, Carlo Cracco, is in Bhutan to find out how farmers are rediscovering traditional crops that can help them mitigate the impact that climate change is having on their staple cultivations.

Recipes for Change: Moringa Leaves with Coconut from Sri Lanka

December 2019
In this episode of Recipes for Change, Italian celebrity chef Rubio is in Sri Lanka to learn about moringa, a drought-resilient superfood that is helping rural households cope with the effects of climate change, increase their incomes, and improve their nutrition.

Guide to finding IFAD financial data

September 2019
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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
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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.

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.

Paxina Chileshe talks about climate adaptation

June 2019
Paxina Chileshe, climate change specialist at IFAD, talks about climate adaptation and smallholder farmers.

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.

Mawira Chitima talks about water

June 2019
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.

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.

From low to high: Increasing productivity and purchasing power in Kenya

May 2019
There are more than 7.5 million smallholder farmers in Kenya, accounting for about 75 per cent of the country's total agricultural output.

Guatemala: Leveling the playing field

May 2019
A group of courageous Guatemalan women set off in 2010 to form their own farming cooperative, "4Pinos" after facing discrimination in the men's cooperative.

Rwanda: Reducing food loss in a changing climate

April 2019
Farmers in Rwanda can lose around 30 per cent of their harvests before they even reach the market, due to a lack of adequate means to dry, store and transport the crops.

India: Barring Malnutrition

March 2019
With traditional crops abandoned for lucrative cash crops, malnutrition rates can quickly rise.

The Real Groundbreakers: Claudine from Rwanda

March 2019
Through the power of a women’s farming co-operative in Rwanda, Claudine is using new techniques and seeds for better cassava harvests.

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