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Recetas para el cambio: pescado ahumado con salsa de sésamo y alazán

diciembre 2018
Los patrones de lluvia tradicionales están cambiando en Chad. Estos cambios ponen en mucha dificultad a la población rural pobre quienes dependen de la agricultura en pequeña escala para subsistir, cultivar y cosechar sus cultivos exitosamente.

India: Nutrition through innovation

noviembre 2018
An innovative solution is improving nutrition in rural areas of Madhya Pradesh, India, where 42% of children suffer from malnutrition.

Recetas para el cambio: Kak-Ik (Sopa picante de pavo)

octubre 2018
En este episodio de Recipes for Change —recetas para el cambio— el chef italiano Rubio está en Guatemala para ver cómo la población Qeq'chi preserva su gastronomía tradicional a pesar del cambio climático.

Pakistan: Breaking the cycle of poverty

octubre 2018
The poorest people in the world are trapped in what is called the 'cycle of poverty'. Their familiies are so poor that they cannot access the necessary resources to improve their lives.

Guatemala: Turning up the heat

septiembre 2018
Indigenous communities of Guatemala are feeling the effects of deforestation. Increased agriculture, illegal logging and fires have reduced forest cover, and rising temperatures and unpredictable bursts of rainfall that wash away the soil are making it difficult for farming communities to sustain themselves.

Joint visit of UN food agency heads to Niger

septiembre 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

Bangladesh: Land of our own

noviembre 2017
In South East Bangladesh, regular flooding - exacerbated by rising sea levels - displaces 26,000 people every year. People who are left homeless and landless after their homes are washed away resettle on newly formed river islands.

Pastoral Units in Senegal

noviembre 2017
Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. As natural resources become more scarce, herders who migrate seasonally have to travel long distances to find water and grazing land. Here is a solution to this from Senegal.

Building businesses in Burkina Faso

noviembre 2017
Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. Entrepreneurs in remote, rural areas face numerous obstacles when trying to build their businesses. This episode features a solution to this from Burkina Faso.

Fish Marketing Societies in India

noviembre 2017
Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. Without access to financial services, rural people can find themselves forever in debt to loan sharks. In this Indian fishing community, the solution to this is collective power.

Powering rural households in Kenya

noviembre 2017
Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. Biogas provides an environmentally-friendly alternative to power rural households - but biogas digesters are costly to set up, especially in remote areas. Here is a solution to this from Kenya.

The Dominican Republic: Partnering for Profit

octubre 2017
In the Dominican Republic, a unique alliance between the private sector and the government transforms small producers' organizations into successful, sustainable businesses through a nationwide mentorship programme.

Recipes for change: Muviko - Kenya

octubre 2017
This episode of Recipes for Change is about cooking with sorghum - a crop that has been neglected in Kenya in favour of the more popular maize. Now, with low rainfall causing maize harvests to fail, drought-tolerant sorghum is making a resurgence and celebrity chef Ali Artiste sees how sorghum recipes are being rediscovered in rural areas.

Joint visit of Heads of UN Rome-Based Agencies to Ethiopia

septiembre 2017
In September 2017, the heads of the UN food agencies - FAO, IFAD and WFP - travelled together to Ethiopia to assess how to work closer together to eradicate hunger and poverty. With visits to the drought-hit Somali region and the more developed Tigray region, they examined how to narrow the gap between humanitarian and development investments to ensure people are more resilient to droughts and other climate shocks.

The Field Report

agosto 2017
Carved into the very land that farmers use to feed their communities, the Field Report shows just how important investment in smallholder agriculture can be in reducing poverty in Africa and feeding a hungry planet.

Guatemala: Bringing Water to the Well

abril 2017
In areas of Guatemala which are chronically affected by droughts, IFAD-supported irrigation schemes and practices make farmland four times more productive.

Dream weaver in Guatemala

marzo 2017
In remote rural areas of developing countries, women are often relegated to house chores or on-farm labour because of a lack of literacy and numeracy skills.

Connecting remote rural communities with financial services

enero 2017
6 January 2017 - Remittance flows to and within Africa amounted to more than US$65 billion in 2016 and are expected to grow to US$80 billion by 2020. These flows represent a lifeline for more than 200 million people.

US Secretary's Global Diaspora Forum, Washington

julio 2016
The United States Department of State and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) unveiled this week in Washington, DC a new joint initiative to assist the flow of investment from international migrants to reduce rural poverty and boost food security in their home countries.

Adoption of system of rice intensification (SRI)

junio 2016
This is an introduction to a series of 4 training videos and details how IFAD has promoted the spread of SRI from Madagascar to Rwanda and then Burundi. Malagasy farmers went to Rwanda to share their knowledge and Burundian farmers then visited the same Rwandan farmers to take the knowledge back home. This farmer to farmer teaching and learning has proven to be very effective.

Women's inclusion sparks large-scale infrastructure projects in remote Pacific island

junio 2016
Date: 6 June 2016 Women on a remote Pacific island are breaking cultural barriers by taking on roles that shape the future of their communities.

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