IFAD press releases

  • February

  • 15 February : Development should consider indigenous cultures and their relationship to the earth, says Pope Francis in meeting with delegation from IFAD
  • 14 February : No ocean wide enough, no fence high enough to keep out desperate people, says IFAD President at opening of Rome conference
  • 14 February : Former Prime Minister of Togo to head United Nations rural poverty agency
  • 13 February : IFAD and Indonesia sign historic financial agreement to improve food security for smallholder farmers
  • 13 February : Climate-smart agricultural research center to partner with UN’s rural investment agency to increase food security in rural areas
  • 10 February : Member States to appoint new IFAD President
  • 7 February : Member States to appoint new IFAD President
  • 3 February : 10 and13 February 2017: Global Meeting of the Indigenous People Forum to be held at IFAD
  • January

  • 27 January : US$13.3 million IFAD grant gives boost to food security, drought resilience and poverty reduction in Sudan
  • 27 January : New network aims to help bridge multi-billion-dollar financing gap in rural areas
  • 27 January : Investing in the resilience of small farmers ensures food security and strengthens nations, IFAD President to tell leaders of Mozambique and Malawi
  • 26 January : IFAD to provide US$24 million to create new employment opportunities in Tunisia
  • 26 January : New €12 million Agro Equity Impact Fund for Uganda launched
  • 26 January : Billions needed to eradicate poverty and hunger – IFAD conference looks for new ways of financing
  • 23 January : IFAD and Djibouti sign agreement to tackle Djibouti's 'problem of thirst' in rural areas
  • 23 January : Cuba to benefit from US$50 million project to revitalize the livestock sector and boost incomes and employment
  • 20 January : IFAD presidential candidates meet with Member States
  • 20 January : Evaluación independiente concluye que las operaciones apoyadas por el FIDA en Nicaragua aportan valiosa contribución al desarrollo rural
  • 20 January : Combatting water scarcity is an economic decision, not a technological problem - IFAD to tell agriculture ministers
  • 19 January : IFAD to host high-level conference on innovative approaches to financing for rural development
  • 16 January : Agriculture presents opportunity to diversify national economies says IFAD President on last official visit to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
  • 12 January : Mauritania to benefit from US$21 million IFAD grant to boost food security, nutrition and reduce rural poverty
  • 11 January : Nicaragua y agencia de las Naciones Unidas discutirán cómo impulsar el desarrollo rural