Partnerships - at the heart of our work

 

Why is IFAD a partner of choice?

 

  • We are trusted by farmers: IFAD works closely with millions of small farmers and producers throughout the world
  • We are trusted by governments: IFAD works with 176 member States and has built networks of credibility over the last  four decades.
  • We are an honest broker: IFAD connects producers, the private sector, governments and other players in the agricultural and rural sectors so that everyone benefits.
  • We are a global leader in agricultural development: IFAD has almost 40 years of experience in agricultural and rural development. It is the only UN agency and International Financial Institution working exclusively in rural areas and has a current portfolio of 228 programmes and projects in 98 countries with 40 local offices.
  • We have a track record of successful investment: Since 1978, we have provided US$17.7 billion in grants and low-interest loans to projects that have reached about 459 million people.
  • We are technical experts: IFAD has specialised technical expertise in areas like climate change adaptation, nutrition, women’s empowerment and youth employment.
  • We are innovators: IFAD has a reputation for developing new approaches, many of which have been adopted by governments and other partners.

Explore how to Partner with IFAD

Recent publications

    • How to do note on Public-Private-Producer Partnerships (4Ps) in Agricultural Value Chains

      How to do note on Public-Private-Producer Partnerships (4Ps) in Agricultural Value Chains

    • IFAD-Japan: A partnership for inclusive rural development

      IFAD-Japan: A partnership for inclusive rural development

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