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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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    • IFAD in Tajikistan: The virtues of village organizations

      IFAD in Tajikistan: The virtues of village organizations

    • Fostering inclusive outcomes in African agriculture: improving agricultural productivity and expanding agribusiness opportunities

      Fostering inclusive outcomes in African agriculture: improving agricultural productivity and expanding agribusiness opportunities

    • The effects of smallholder agricultural involvement on household food consumption and dietary diversity: Evidence from Malawi

      The effects of smallholder agricultural involvement on household food consumption and dietary diversity: Evidence from Malawi

    • IFAD in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States (CEN)

      IFAD in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States (CEN)

    • Rural finance: Sustainable and inclusive financing for rural transformation (2016)

      Rural finance: Sustainable and inclusive financing for rural transformation (2016)

Video

  • 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...