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Donors commit to highest-ever funding to IFAD to tackle hunger and...

US$3.8 billion, that's how much the UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will now be able to invest in the world's rural poor....

Lesotho and IFAD join to improve the livelihoods of the most...

Rome, 23 September 2020 –160,000 poor rural households in Lesotho will benefit from new financing for a project that will boost food...

Eswatini and IFAD partner to boost inclusive financial services for smallholder...

About 30,900 rural people in the Kingdom of Eswatini will benefit from a new US$38.5 million project that aims to improve the...

Sherrie Silver named IFAD Advocate for Rural Youth

Rwandan choreographer Sherrie Silver named IFAD Advocate for Rural Youth MTV award-winning choreographer launches a global youth-led movement to help amplify the voices of rural...

Cameroon: CFA36 billion received for the framework of the third C2D contract...

In the framework of the third debt Reduction-Development Contract (Contrat de désendettement et de développement -C2D) Cameroon and France signed a CFA36 billion financing...

Burundi: Market-making for Burundi’s farmers

One of the main causes of food insecurity for farmers in rural areas is limited access to agricultural inputs. In a bid to combat...

UN Women Meeting Focus on changing Lives of Rural Women in...

The meeting is a two-day consultations aimed at improving the lives of rural women in African countries has started yesterday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The...

FAO launches the first atlas on rural migration in sub-Saharan Africa

A first atlas to offer a better understanding of complex rural migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa was launched November 2nd 2017. The new FAO atlas...

Nigeria: FG to construct 300km rural roads in Osun

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and the World Bank are to construct 300 kilometres of rural roads in Osun under the Rural Access and...

Nigeria: Kaduna female farmers empowered through $9m training support

As part of efforts to achieve food security, the United Nation Sustainable Development Goal Fund (UNSDGF) in partnership with the Roca Brothers has launched...