Joint visit of UN food agency heads to Niger

septiembre 2018 - VÍDEO
In August 2018, the heads of the three Rome-based food agencies travelled to Niger to strengthen their joint efforts to reduce poverty and hunger.

Tajikistan: United We Stand

agosto 2018 - VÍDEO
Despite recent economic growth, the Republic of Tajikistan is still one of the poorest Central Asian countries. Its rural population makes up for 3/4 of the total and relies mostly on livestock and herding as its mainstay.

Modernizing of micro shoe industries in Bangladesh

agosto 2018 - VÍDEO
Bhairob, Bangladesh, has traditionally been a footwear producing area, and more than 7000 factories have been established here over the past few decades. 

Senegal: IFAD invests in opportunities

julio 2018 - VÍDEO
The number of international migrants worldwide is growing at a faster rate than the world's population, reaching 258 million in 2017. Every day thousands of people leave their homes in search of a better life.

El FIDA invierte en la mujer rural en Gambia

junio 2018 - VÍDEO

Casi la mitad de los trabajadores agrícolas del mundo son mujeres. Sin embargo, poseen menos tierras que los hombres y a menudo son de peor calidad.

IFAD's Transparency Agenda

junio 2018 - VÍDEO
Transparency is imperative to achieve greater accountability and development effectiveness. This video shows IFAD’s increased commitment to high transparency standards in all aspects of operations. It also presents the corporate transparency action plan developed to help IFAD build a culture of transparency to promote partnerships based on trust and to maximize development impacts.

Territorios Productivos - transforming rural policies in Mexico

abril 2018 - VÍDEO

In 2014, IFAD and the Mexican government piloted a new policy approach that goes beyond cash transfers to help eradicate rural poverty. Through this pilot project, designed and implemented in partnership with the Centro Latinoamericano para el Desarollo Rural (RIMISP), poor, rural families – those who receive the small monthly social security payments – for the first time have been able to access Government’s agricultural support programmes and have increased their productivity and incomes.

Sudan: Seed money

marzo 2018 - VÍDEO
Rural women are the poorest of the poor in Sudan. Access to education is severly limited and they often have little say in the running of their families or communities. 

Jordan: Leaving No One Behind

febrero 2018 - VÍDEO
Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan was once a rural town of 12,000 inhabitants. It is now home to at least 120,000 refugees - most of whom have fled the conflict in Syria. This sudden increase in population created competition for already limited resources. But investments in agricultural production and access to microfinance loans have given host communities and refugees opportunities to run their own businesses and feed their families.

Bangladesh: Breaking down barriers

enero 2018 - VÍDEO
Traditionally relegated to house chores, most rural women of Bangladesh have had very little access to economic activities outside their homes and they are often the poorest and most marginalized members of their communities.