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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 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...