Partnering with companies
IFAD invests in projects that help small farmers increase their productivity, connect to markets and meet quality standards so that they can increase their incomes and improve their lives. For the private sector, the 500 million small farms in the developing world represent a huge opportunity to source products and inputs sustainably and inclusively.
As a trusted partner of governments around the world, IFAD also supports enabling policy and regulatory environment for investment in smallholder agriculture and rural areas. Through our trusted relationships with governments, and with farmers and their organizations, IFAD helps to broker inclusive and responsible public-private-producer partnerships with companies that grasp the potential of smallholder agriculture.
Some key partnerships: