International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

IFAD supports G20 initiatives to promote land management and rural youth employment

Rome: Ahead of his address to the Group of Twenty (G20) Ministers of Agriculture Meeting this week, Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the United Nations International Fund for ...
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Strengthened partnership with Sudan and IFAD to focus on future of rural transformation

Rome : 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 areas and ...
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Web-based tool offers innovative solutions in support of rural development

New Delhi: To promote the uptake of successful innovative agricultural and rural practices, technologies and methodologies across diverse contexts to support development in rural communities and rural transformation, ...
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IFAD,GEF join hands to boost the development dividend

Da Nang, Viet Nam: By balancing higher yields and incomes with healthy ecosystems the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) are benefiting ...
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IFAD and GEF: Working together to boost the development dividend

Da Nang, Viet Nam: By balancing higher yields and incomes with healthy ecosystems, a new report shows how the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a UN specialized ...
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Agreement to develop aquaculture sector between Kenya and IFAD

Rome: More than 35,000 rural households in Kenya will soon be eating better and earning more money thanks to a new financial agreement signed today by the International ...
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Former head of UK’s Ebola Task Force joins IFAD as Associate Vice-President

Rome: Donal Brown of the United Kingdom has joined the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as Associate Vice-President of the Programme Management Department. In his role at ...
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Post office can cut remittance cost, provide basic financial service: IFAD

Rome: Postal services can play a pivotal role in delivering remittances, lowering the transfer costs and providing access to basic financial services in Africa, according to a report ...
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IFAD attracts business to climate smart investments

Rome : Agriculture is stepping up in the fight against climate change with help from the private sector. A new report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development ...
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IFAD Vice-President in Kenya to promote innovations for rural transformation

Rome: Cornelia Richter, Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), concluded a five-day visit to Kenya where she met with Deputy President William Ruto and other ...
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Independent evaluation shows that IFAD’s support to Angola has helped small farmers to improve their livelihoods

Luanda : Development projects supported by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have contributed to improve the productivity and production of main staple crops, which enabled households ...
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India largest remittance-receiving country in the world

New York: India was the largest remittance-receiving country in the world, with migrant workers from the country sending home USD 69 billion in 2017, according to a report ...
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Remittances by Indians working overseas up by 68.6%: UN

United Nations, June 15 : Indians working overseas sent home $62.74 billion last year, an increase of 68.6 per cent in the last decade, according to a UN agency. ...
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