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UN chief underscores the need for supporting smallholder farmers.

The President of the United Nations' International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Gilbert F. Houngbo,UN chief has underscored the need for investing in...
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IFAD underscores the need for rural development and job creation for young people

President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Gilbert F. Houngbo, says the economic transformation of rural areas and the creation...
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Poor rural households in Rwanda to benefit from US$24.7 million project

About 7,167 poor and food insecure rural households in Rwanda will benefit from a new US$24.7 million project that aims to improve food and...

Remittances from migrant workers to families to shoot up to over US$550...

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Gilbert F. Houngbo, has hinted that remittances from interna-tional migrant workers to their families...

IFAD underscores the need for innovative approaches to help fight poverty &...

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has ended its 42nd Governing Council meeting today by highlighting the need for more innovative approaches to...
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Innovative impact fund to create jobs for over 1.2 billion young people

An impact fund with an innovative approach for attracting much needed capital to the rural areas of developing countries will be launched today at...

MTV award-winning choreographer announced as IFAD Advocate for Rural Youth

Rwandan choreographer Sherrie Silver named International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Advocate for Rural Youth to to help amplify the voices of...

Pope Francis hails IFAD over its fight against hunger & poverty

Pope Francis has on highlighted the importance of rural development and the essential role played by the United Nations' International Fund for...
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Benin: Over 51,000 households to benefit from US$104.4m project

Over 51,000 households in Benin will benefit from a US$104.4 million project that aims to reduce rural poverty through a value chain approach, which...
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Over 50,000 vulnerable rural households in Togo to benefit from US$$35 million project

Over 50,000 vulnerable rural households in Togo will benefit from a US$35 million project that aims to spur inclusive rural economic growth and create...

Save the Children & IFAD initiates measures to save adolescent girls from...

By 2030 there will be 129 million children with stunted growth due to malnutrition, mostly born of young mothers. Opens today in Rome the International...
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Over 50,000 households in Tunisia benefit from IFAD’s operations

Development projects financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have contributed to better living conditions and less poverty in rural areas through...
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The Lab, IFAD move to address climate issues affecting smallholder farmers in Africa.

In the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) and the International Fund for Agriculture...
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ACP Group & IFAD signs a letter of intent to eliminate hunger and poverty.

The United Nations General Assembly, Patrick Gomes, Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and Gilbert Houngbo, President of the...
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Angolan Smallholder farmers to improve food security

A new financial agreement, signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Angola, will boost food and nutrition security among some...
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World Water Day: IFAD’s Forecasts on Sustainable Farming

On World Water Day 2018, a new report released by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) shows that sustainable investment in freshwater ecosystems...
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UN Agencies Pledge to Fighting Africa’s Food Insecurity Issues

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and three Rome-based UN agencies have reiterated their commitment to strengthening collaboration in fighting food insecurity...

ECA teams up with partners in fighting Africa’s food insecurity

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and partners have agreed to fight food insecurity on the Continent under shared frameworks. The partners are the Food...
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IFAD-Supported Operations to Advance Nigeria Rural Poor Livelihoods

The main objectives of the evaluation were to assess the results and performance of the IFAD-Government partnership in reducing rural poverty and to generate...
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IFAD pledges to support Kenya’s efforts to eradicate poverty

by Njoroge Kaburo IFAD president Kanayo F. Nwanze who arrived in Nairobi on Wednesday for a four-day visit called for investment in climate change...

A Long-term National Development Framework – A Condition Model for Ghana’s Development

This long overdue effort from Government is very welcome and needs to be commended by all who believe in long term development planning. To...

African countries discuss ways to boost rural production

The four-day workshop, which started from Nov. 10, was organized by the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), with the topic being...
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WorldRemit wins prestigious award

IFAD, a United Nations agency, today recognised WorldRemit?s role in shaking up the global money transfer industry. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), which...

Government Signs $10million Grant Agreement With IFAD

Today the Government of the Republic of Ghana and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed a US$36.6 million loan and $10 million...

IFAD Vice President Visits Poverty Reduction Projects In The North

Mr Michel Mordasini, Vice President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has visited some IFAD supported poverty reduction projects being undertaken in...
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Create Farming Opportunities For African Youth

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Mr Kanayo Nwanze, has prevailed on African?governments to urgently harness the potential of the...
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IFAD In Support Of Cassava Flour Usage

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is supporting the inclusion of cassava flour in bread and other confectioneries as part of efforts to...

IFAD, AGRA call for continued investments in Africa?s smallholder farmers

Mr Kanayo .F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Mrs Jane Karuku, President of Alliance for a Green Revolution...