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    IFAD’s Annual Report and Highlights now online
    Browse our 2016 IFAD Annual Report and read the President’s Foreword to the Highlights.
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    Sending Money Home: Contributing to the SDGs, One Family at a Time
    Migrants send home 51 per cent more money than a decade ago lifting millions out of poverty, says new IFAD Report
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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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    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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News
Without adequate investments in vulnerable communities, instability and migration will continue, says IFAD President Gilbert F. Houngbo. Read more
Story
Knowledge is at the centre of global development and an essential element for the achievement of Agenda 2030. Development organizations are increasingly recognizing the role of knowledge and learning to effectively contribute to the SDGs. Read more
Story
Rekha Pandram, 34, is a Gond woman who has transformed the lives of more than 7,500 women and their families across 40 villages in the Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh, India. Read more
News
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Viet Nam signed a financial agreement today to raise incomes and the living standards of 30,000 rural households in the north-east of the country. Read more
Feature story
Conference will explore how development can be assisted by information and communication technologies for evaluation evaluation Read more
Story
Group of farmers and fishers rebuild a rural community devastated by the 2016 earthquake. Read more

Events

  • Jul
    24
    Working Group on Performance Based Allocation System - 8th meeting
  • Sep
    5
    Evaluation Committee - 98th session
  • Sep
    6
    145th meeting of the Audit Committee
  • Sep
    7
    Convenors and Friends – 5th meeting
  • Sep
    12
    Executive Board informal seminar on Country Strategic Opportunities Programme for Dominican Republic and Philippines
Full list
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.