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Jul 03, 2019, 09:30 ET No stability in the Sahel without rural development and job creation for young people, says IFAD President ahead of G7

The economic transformation of rural areas and the creation of jobs for millions of young rural people are pre-conditions to stability in the Sahel,...


Jun 28, 2019, 09:30 ET Mali and IFAD strengthen partnership for investing in rural youth

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Gilbert F. Houngbo, will travel to the Republic of Mali and meet with...


Jun 18, 2019, 10:40 ET Action urgently needed for rural youth in poorest countries, says new UN report

More effective policies and investments could help the world's poorest countries offer a future to hundreds of millions of marginalized rural young...


Jun 14, 2019, 19:30 ET On International Day of Family Remittances, a reminder that 1 in 9 people globally are supported by funds sent home by migrant workers

Remittances from international migrant workers are expected to rise to over US$550 billion in 2019, Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the...


May 29, 2019, 08:07 ET 'Make your moves matter'- UN rural poverty agency launches dance challenge on TikTok to empower rural youth to fight rising hunger

The United Nations' International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is launching an innovative global dance challenge, asking young people to...


Jul 05, 2018, 11:40 ET Strengthened partnership with Sudan and IFAD to focus on future of rural transformation

Sudan's economic future may rest in the hands of its smallholder farmers. Two thirds of the country's population (36.2 million people) live in rural...


May 07, 2018, 04:13 ET Remittances to the Asia- Pacific region reach US$ 256 billion helping millions of families to build a better future

Last year, migrant workers sent US$ 256 billion to their families in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the report "RemitSCOPE - Remittance...


Apr 16, 2018, 06:07 ET Let's talk about goats: Boosting India's goat sector could double rural incomes

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is partnering with the Government of India, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and...


Mar 21, 2018, 03:51 ET IFAD leads on sustainable farming on World Water Day

On World Water Day 2018, a new report released by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) shows that sustainable investment in...


Nov 16, 2017, 10:00 ET South-South and Triangular Cooperation is key to fighting hunger and poverty and transforming rural communities in developing countries

More than 300 participants representing governments, international organizations, academia, research organizations, the private sector, NGOs and...


Nov 09, 2017, 14:33 ET Climate-smart agriculture benefits marine ecosystems and coastal communities - New IFAD report

Coastal communities and marine ecosystems can benefit from climate-smart agriculture practices, according to the findings of a new report from the...


Oct 10, 2017, 09:07 ET Food from healthy farms makes healthy people - New IFAD report

Investing in climate-resilient agriculture not only improves food security but contributes to eradicating malnutrition, according to the findings of...


Oct 06, 2014, 02:05 ET Media briefing: Food + Migration: Untold Stories - join us 10/10 in Washington, DC! Free of charge.

The following letter is being issued by the International Fund for Agricultural Development: Dear Journalist, You are invited to attended an...


Oct 02, 2014, 01:24 ET Media briefing: Food + Migration: Untold Stories - join us 10/10 in Washington, DC! Free of charge.

The following letter is being issued by the International Fund for Agricultural Development: Dear Journalist, You are invited to attended an...