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Research Series Issue 53: Youth access to land, migration and employment opportunities: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa

décembre 2019

This study examines the intersections between youth access to land, migration decisions and employment opportunities in various African countries.

Research Series Issue 52: Information and communication technologies and rural youth

décembre 2019

This analysis reviews existing research on the impact of digital initiatives on youth in the education, agriculture, financial and employment sectors.

Research Series Issue 51: Inclusive finance and rural youth

décembre 2019

This study analyses inclusive finance and rural youth through cutting-age research with new insights and approaches that have emerged over the years in the field. 

Research Series Issue 50: Rural transformation and the double burden of malnutrition among rural youth in developing countries

décembre 2019

In this study, we show that rural transformation processes are associated with improvements in rural youth nutrition – malnutrition and underweight – in nearly all regions, although the pace of change varies considerably across countries.

Research Series Issue 49: Climate and jobs for rural young people

décembre 2019

Climate change matters for all young people, especially for those whose livelihoods depend on agriculture. This study shows that adaptation to climate change is feasible and options increase as new technologies and management approaches come on-stream. 

Research Series Issue 48: Rural youth, today and tomorrow

décembre 2019

Research on rural youth aspirations suggests that many young people are not averse to agriculture as such, but to agriculture’s current neglected condition

Research Series Issue 47: Landscapes of rural youth opportunity

décembre 2019

This study is motivated by the consistent portrayal of agriculture and the broader rural economy in Africa as domains of opportunity for rural youth. 

Research Series Issue 46: Economic participation of rural youth: what matters?

décembre 2019

A key lesson is that lack of technical skills does not seem to be the biggest obstacle youth face in entering the labour force. Evidence on agricultural extension programmes suggests that peer-to-peer learning works best.

Research Series Issue 45: Rural youth inclusion, empowerment and participation

décembre 2019

This exploratory study focuses on participation in decision-making processes and how rural youth could benefit from its findings in development projects and initiatives. 

Research Series Issue 44: Gender, rural youth and structural transformation: evidence to inform innovative youth programming

décembre 2019

This study analyses sex-disaggregated data from various countries to characterize rural youths’ transition to adulthood by gender. 

Research Series Issue 43: Youth agrifood system employment in developing countries: a gender-differentiated spatial approach

décembre 2019

Little is known about the economic activities of rural youth. This study provides empirical evidence on this gap in literature. 

Research Series Issue 42: What drives rural youth welfare? The role of spatial, economic, and household factors

décembre 2019

This study uses the concept of the Rural Opportunity Space from economic geography literature to shed light on these questions. 

Research Series Issue 41: The demography of rural youth in developing countries

décembre 2019

Building on United Nations data, this study analyses how past growth of the youth population was dramatic in Asia and the Pacific, while projections suggest a sharp rise in the youth population of sub-Saharan Africa until 2050.  

IFAD10 Impact Assessment: An Overview

décembre 2019

To hold itself accountable on progress made in achieving this goal and these three strategic objectives, IFAD has adopted a unique approach to reporting impact at the corporate level, building on rigorous project-level evaluations. This report provides the results of these efforts to assess the corporate impact of IFAD investments for the Tenth Replenishment of IFAD’s Resources (IFAD10) period of 2016-2018.

The Latin America and Caribbean Advantage: Family farming – a critical success factor for resilient food security and nutrition

décembre 2019
Development projects that integrate investments in rural indigenous people, youth and women with measures to adapt to climate change are more likely to be successful in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a new report launched today by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

The West and Central Africa Advantage: Fighting fragility for smallholder resilience

novembre 2019

A new report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) shows that by working with women, men, young people and indigenous peoples as change agents we are best placed to beat back the impact of climate change on rural communities in West and Central Africa (WCA).

L’avantage de la pêche et de l’aquaculture: Faire progresser la sécurité alimentaire, la nutrition, les revenus et l’autonomisation

novembre 2019

Dans ce rapport sont présentés certains des résultats obtenus dans le cadre des investissements en matière de pêche et d’aquaculture appuyés par le FIDA.

Note pratique: Intégrer les enjeux nutritionnels dans la conception des programmes d’options stratégiques pour les pays et les projets d’investissement

octobre 2019

La présente Note pratique propose des orientations opérationnelles sur l’intégration des enjeux nutritionnels dans les stratégies de pays et dans les projets d’investissement appuyés par le FIDA. 

Research Series Issue 40: Local-economy impacts of cash crop promotion

octobre 2019
This is the first study to quantify the general equilibrium impacts of introducing a new cash crop into a poor isolated economy, including impacts on environmentally sensitive fishing activities.

The Food Loss Reduction Advantage: Building sustainable food systems

septembre 2019
Around one third of the food globally produced is estimated to be lost or wasted along the supply chain. These losses affect disproportionally developing countries.

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