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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...
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Italy’s ever-stricter anti-migrant policies draw legal controversy

The latest moves in Italy's ongoing effort to prevent migrants fleeing violence in Africa and the Middle East from setting foot on Italian soil...
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Beached whale found in Italy had 22 kilos of plastic in its belly

When a pregnant sperm whale with 22 kilos of plastic in her stomach washed up dead over the weekend on a tourist beach at...
Belt and Road

President Xi Leaves Rome After MoU on BRI Among Other Achievements

Chinese President Xi Jinping left the Italian capital of Rome on Saturday, after holding talks with Italian leaders and witnessing the signing of multiple...
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Man Sets School Bus Ablaze in Protests refugee deaths

An Italian man of Senegalese origins was arrested Wednesday after he hijacked and set fire to a school bus carrying 51 children to protest...
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Italian PM Cautions EU on Migration Regulations

The European Union will collapse unless it changes its course on migration, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told a televised press conference after meeting...

AC Milan Sign On Brazil’s Lucas Paqueta

Serie A side AC Milan has signed Brazilian international Lucas Paqueta from Flamengo of Rio de Janeiro on a four-and-half-year contract, the Italian club...
Migrants

Migrants on Italian Ship Disembarks Whilst threat investigation goes on

Sixty-seven migrants were allowed to disembark from an Italian coast guard vessel in Sicily on Thursday night, after being kept at bay for days...
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Italian Guard Ship Carrying Migrants Docks in Sicily

An Italian coast guard vessel carrying 67 rescued migrants was allowed to dock at the Sicilian port of Trapani on Thursday, but not to...
Refugee

Italy’s refugee policies attracting criticism and attention

Italian President Sergio Mattarella said this week it was "irresponsible" for the new Italian government to let its strict anti-migrant policies put the European...
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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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Guineans Have improved upon their diets through family farming

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Republic of Guinea signed a new financial agreement today, which will help more than 65,000...
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Analyst Express Confidence in Nigeria’s Human Rights Lawsuit Against Italy

The lawsuit filed by a group of Nigerian refugees who said Italy put their lives at risk and violated their human rights through its...
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Italian government to cut plastic pollution through a ban

This month, the Tremiti Islands off Italy's eastern coast became the first part of the country to ban single-use plastic in almost any form,...
farmers

Mauritanian leaders table support for women, youth smallholder farmers

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will meet Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, and other officials of...
Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Africa’s Food Security Depends Largely on Organized Farmers

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania are hosting a four-day forum that brings together...
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Côte d’Ivoire farmers to get relieve from IFAD’s US$18.5 million facility

Over 32,500 rural households in the Bagoué, Poro, Tchologo, Hambol and Gbêkê regions will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International...
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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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IFAD President Visit to India Seeks to Tackle Poverty Reduction

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), arrives in India today to meet with key government partners. The trip...
poverty

IFAD-financed project aims at poverty reduction

Nearly 12,000 rural families will benefit from a new financing agreement signed last month between Jordan and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The...
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IFAD President: Agricultural Investment Can Change The Lives of Women & Girls

Investment in agriculture and rural development may be among the best ways for Canada to realize the goals of its new Feminist International Assistance...
Bangladeshi Hindu devotees light candles and pray at a temple during the Rakher Upobash, a Hindu religious fasting festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 10, 2015. Hindu devotees fast and pray in earnest to the gods for their favours during the ritual called Kartik Brati or Rakher Upobash traditionally. (Xinhua/Shariful Islam)

Bangladesh: International Delegation Focuses on Impact of Development Projects

A delegation of member state representatives from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) begins a five-day working trip to Bangladesh today, with planned...
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IFAD President Pledges Support for Poverty Reduction in Mexico

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will meet with high-ranking officials of the Mexican government on 24 November...
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IFAD President Discusses Agricultural Development in Sao Paulo

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD), will highlight the importance of innovation in reducing...
Hunger Report

South-South and Triangular Cooperation Provides Solution to Fighting Hunger and Poverty

More than 300 participants representing governments, international organizations, academia, research organizations, the private sector, NGOs and civil society are expected to descend upon Brazil’s...
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IFAD Chief Commends France Commitment to Small Farmers

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will be in Paris today to take part in a roundtable that...
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Burundi to enhance rural areas financial inclusion through IFAD grant

A total of 99,200 Burundian rural households in 17 provinces will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural...
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Lazio Humbled AC Milan on a 4-1 Goal Score

Italy forward Ciro Immobile netted a hat-trick and set up the other as Lazio stunned AC Milan 4-1 Sunday in a Serie A game...
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Italy busts Nigerian ring allegedly trafficking African women for prostitution

Thirteen Nigerian nationals were arrested in Italy in an operation targeting an alleged human trafficking ring, Italian police said on Thursday. All...
European Union

Is EU billions-euro help enough to salvage Italy’s troubled bank?

The European Union (EU) and the Italian government this month sealed a deal that probably represents the last best chance for Italy's beleaguered Banca...