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    World Soil Day
    Caring for the Planet Starts from the Ground
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    The Field Report
    African small-scale farmers carve a giant message for world leaders in the very soil they farm.
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    New Recipes for Change
    Celebrity chef Ali Artiste sees how sorghum recipes are being rediscovered in rural Kenya as farmers switch crops in response to droughts.
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In South East Bangladesh, regular flooding - exacerbated by rising sea levels - displaces 26,000 people every year. Watch the video
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We reaffirm our commitment to support countries in their efforts to implement the Paris Agreement by adapting agriculture to the effects of climate change and reducing the carbon footprint of their farming practices. Read more
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Currently the 11th IFAD replenishment consultation is under way and is expected to conclude with the last consultation session in December 2017 and the subsequent approval at the meeting of IFAD’s Governing Council in February 2018. Read more
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Global hunger is on the rise again after steadily declining for over a decade, according to the latest report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World. Read more
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By championing the possibilities of waste - food, agro-industrial and even human - a grant funded by IFAD and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has supported food security and sustainability across the world. Read more
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An IFAD-supported movement in the Pacific Islands is helping farmers tap into international organics markets. By having their products certified as organic, Pacific Island farmers are raising their incomes, increasing their resilience and maintaining their cultures. Read more
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.