Provided with appropriate lending and saving services, rural youth in the Near East and North Africa region can start new businesses and improve their livelihoods.
IFAD has teamed up with UNIDROIT and FAO to launch a new legal guide that will help smallholder farmers and buyers build mutually beneficial partnerships.
A groundbreaking agreement recently emerged from the Third International Conference on Financing for Development that provides a foundation for implementing the global sustainable development agenda that world leaders are expected to adopt this September.
IFAD's Annual Report has been published today. It gives an overview of our operational, administrative and financial activities during 2014. And it tells the stories of some of the rural women and men we've been working with.
An IFAD grant has contributed to the research and development of new varieties of rice that will withstand the stresses of harsh conditions and a changing climate in South and Southeast Asia.
IFAD's online video series presents new thinking on small-scale farming. This talk features Gabriela Soto Muñoz, President of Eco-LOGICA, asking the question: How can we bring back the principles of care and fairness to organic farming?
From IFAD's blog: Susan Beccio travelled to northern Cambodia to see how women are taking charge of their development.Read more