Topics we cover

IFAD provides a strong global platform for discussing rural policy issues – and for increasing awareness about why investment in agriculture and rural development is critical to reducing poverty and improving food security. The wide-ranging topics covered in this section highlight how experience in the field can be transformed into operations-oriented learning and knowledge.


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    • The Biodiversity Advantage: Global benefits from smallholder actions

      The Biodiversity Advantage: Global benefits from smallholder actions

    • The Drylands Advantage: Protecting the environment, empowering people

      The Drylands Advantage: Protecting the environment, empowering people

    • The Economic Advantage: Assessing the value of climate-change actions in agriculture

      The Economic Advantage: Assessing the value of climate-change actions in agriculture

    • Remittances at the post office in Africa

      Remittances at the post office in Africa

      Serving the financial needs of migrants
      and their families in rural areas

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  • The Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM) presents a short animated awareness video to explain how agricultural risk management (ARM) can significantly contribute to improving the resilience of vulnerable rural households by increasing their capacity to absorb and adapt to risks. Discover how three farmers in Uganda how they have found ways to manage their risks...