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    Supporting sustainable fishing in Indonesia
    IFAD project protects important fish habitat in Indonesia while ensuring local fishermen have sustainable future livelihoods.
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    Making the most of Africa’s rural youth
    IFAD’s President reminds annual meeting participants of the capacity of young people.
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    Ecuador: One year after the earthquake
    Group of farmers and fishers rebuild a rural community devastated by the 2016 earthquake.
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    In conversation with Gilbert F. Houngbo
    IFAD's new President talks about his childhood, his hope for the next generation of farmers and the social injustices that fuel his belief in rural development.
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    Sowing the seeds of progress in India
    How one woman’s dynamism has changed the lives of thousands of tribal families in Madhya Pradesh
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    Knowledge for development
    Global conference discusses the importance of knowledge for sustainable development.
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    Promoting resilience to drought in Madagascar
    UN’s Rome-based agencies team up to fight hunger and support rural development in Madagascar.
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    Helping Vietnamese farmers adapt to a changing climate
    IFAD to provide US$43 million to Viet Nam to raise rural incomes and increase resilience to climate change.
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News
Without adequate investments in vulnerable communities, instability and migration will continue, says IFAD President Gilbert F. Houngbo. Read more
Story
In Burundi, an impoverished widow flees conflict, raises six children and returns home to lead her community. Read more
Story
In northeastern Brazil, an IFAD-supported project is helping the Kirirí indigenous community increase their production and sales of traditional crops. Read more
Event
Empowerment of rural women is fundamental for achieving 2030 Agenda. IFAD is committed to gender equality. Read more
News
IFAD's new report analyses rural development in over 60 countries and recommends policy changes to eradicate poverty. Read more
Video
An IFAD-supported project is helping rural women gain the financial and literary skills needed to market and sell their woven products. Read more
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
is an international financial institution and a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in rural areas of developing countries.