Story from the field
Long plagued by conflict, drought and instability, Somalia's Somaliland region is opening up opportunities for rural women and men to revitalise their communities through gender empowerment.
At the 2014 World Food Prize symposium, IFAD calls for a rapid collective response to the crisis and long-term efforts to build rural resilience in West Africa.
High-level plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly adopts an outcome document calling for a system-wide action plan to implement the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
IFAD joins forces today with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) for the annual recognition of World Food Week.Read more
The International Year of Family Farming recognizes the importance of family farming in reducing poverty, improving food security and achieving more sustainable approaches to agricultural and rural development.Read more
Get a glimpse into the approaches supported by IFAD that address climate change in the Latin America and the Caribbean region with up to date research, interactive maps, blogs and videos.Read more