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International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples promotes health and well-being

août 2015
Representatives of indigenous peoples meet with IFAD President Kanayo F. Nwanze at the second Global Meeting of the Indigenous Peoples' Forum in February.

Conservation practices made worthwhile

août 2015
Deep ravines and gullies gutting into hillsides define the rolling valleys within the Lake Tana watershed. Soil erosion is a widespread primary factor degrading fertile lands within Ethiopia, causing an estimated loss of two billion tons of fertile soils, and reducing the agricultural GDP but 2.3% a year1.

Du chômage à la création d'entreprises: aider la jeunesse arabe à prendre son avenir en mains en milieu rural

juillet 2015
Dans la région du Proche-Orient et de l'Afrique du Nord, 17 millions de jeunes – plus de 20% de la population – n'ont pas d'emploi. C'est le taux le plus élevé parmi toutes les régions du monde.

A new biogas system for Africa

juillet 2015
Biogas is becoming increasingly more popular as a form of energy to power rural communities in Africa who live far away from the electricity grid.

The Road to Addis: Partnership is the cornerstone of development

juillet 2015
This week the international community gathers in Addis Ababa for the . The conference aims to mobilize the resources needed to finance the proposed . Solving

Rome-based agencies propose post-2015 targets for sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition

juillet 2015
ROME, 9 April 2014 – During a high-level dialogue held in Rome last week, the three Rome-based United Nations agencies presented a suggested set of targets

Community Radio reaching out to small scale farmers in Mozambique

mai 2015
Local radio stations can be a powerful means of communication, particularly to smallholder farmers located in remote rural places. When listening to the radio, they feel connected to the rest of the world and become better informed.

What can Make or a Break a Farmer

mai 2015
If you are a farmer with land to harvest and your machinery is old and often broken, you have a problem. If you need to feed your family and earn a living from your crops, you have an even bigger problem.

Les recettes du changement: Tagine d'agneau aux truffes marocaines

mai 2015
Les Hauts Plateaux de l'Est marocain, situés à environ 1000-1400 m au-dessus du niveau de la mer, s'étendent sur quatre provinces (Oujda, Taourirt, Jerada et Figuig). C'est une région fragile au niveau socio-économique et environnemental.

IFAD and Expo Milano 2015: Feeding the planet, energy for life

avril 2015
The universal exposition running in Milan from May through October fosters a dialogue about global challenges involving nutrition and natural resources that are key for IFAD and its UN partners.

International Women’s Day: Empowering rural women to achieve food and nutrition security

mars 2015
As the 20th anniversary of the landmark Fourth World Conference on Women approaches, lFAD and its partners highlight the role of rural women in sustainably feeding the developing world.

IFAD's 2015 Gender Awards: Meet the winners

mars 2015
Rome, 30 November 2015 – On 25 November, in honour of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, IFAD hosted its third annual Gender Awards to celebrate five best-performing IFAD-supported projects that are making a real difference to women’s lives.

Haiti: Sharing knowledge across the border with the Dominican Republic

mars 2015
The border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic is a poor region, but it is critically important to both countries. On the Haitian side, in particular, there is substantial yet unexploited economic potential.

Exporting vegetables: a new challenge for Guatemalan indigenous women

mars 2015
In the central highlands of Guatemala, indigenous rural families depend primarily on the land to make a living. The project Productive Capacity Building for Mujeres Cuatro Pinos, has worked with a cooperative made up of 275 indigenous women producers and their families, to diversify their income sources and improve their livelihoods.

Empowering communities to innovate for rural development

mars 2015
Over the last 15 years, IFAD-funded development projects in the Southern Highlands of Peru have generated considerable knowledge, experience and good practices on empowering poor rural people and their associations. They have raised the interest of other IFAD and external practitioners and a high demand for knowledge sharing. Yet, the processes and methods that made these results possible remain poorly understood.

Rural transformation in Sierra Leone: Meeting the challenges of fragility and Ebola

février 2015
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Even before the Ebola crisis, Sierra Leone was a fragile state. At the time the outbreak hit in May 2014, the country had been slowly recovering from a brutal 10-year civil war that left hundreds of thousands internally displaced.

Equal rights begin in the home: household mentoring in Uganda

janvier 2015
Household mentoring is an innovative tool that provides the skills and knowledge that enable poor families to improve their well-being and incomes. And, as an IFAD-supported programme in Uganda has shown, it also promotes greater equality and shared decision-making among household members.

Rana Al Saadi, Arabic Senior Translator/Reviser

janvier 2015
As a Syrian translator/interpreter based in Damascus, I was not really aware of the pockets of extreme poverty in some of the rural areas of the country. I was recruited as a freelancer to accompany an Evaluation Committee mission to Jabal Alhus where IFAD financed a development project.

Moses Abukari, Regional Programme Manager

janvier 2015
Growing up in Ghana, I could not fathom why some people were less privileged than others. I yearned for an opportunity where I could support underprivileged people in and beyond my country.

What can you do about a vanishing nation?

décembre 2014
For the people of Kiribati, who live on narrow strips of land about the width of a city block just two metres above sea level, rising levels is a trend that spells disaster.

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