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At the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) we invest in rural people, empowering them to increase their food security, improve the nutrition of their families and increase their incomes. We help them build resilience, expand their businesses and take charge of their own development.

IFAD is an international financial institution and specialized United Nations agency based in Rome, the UN’s food and agriculture hub. Since 1978, we have provided over US$21 billion in grants and low-interest loans to projects that have reached about 491 million people.



  1. Livestock contribute to the farming operations of more than 800 million poor smallholders. Rural households can improve their livelihoods by raising a wide variety of animals: cows, buffaloes, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, camels, llamas, alpacas, horses, donkeys, rabbits and even bees. It is...
  2. Smallholder farmers and poor rural people bear the brunt of climate change and the degradation of natural resources. Extreme weather events, such as droughts, storms and floods, are putting pressure on the ecosystems that farmers depend on, as are gradual processes such as rising sea levels and...
  3. Reliable market access boosts productivity, increases incomes and strengthens food security. It can contribute to reducing poverty and hunger for producing families and their communities, if appropriate measures are taken to reduce market risks and unequal market power. Many rural producers often...
  4. Desde su creación en 1977, el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola se ha centrado en la reducción de la pobreza rural, en trabajar con poblaciones rurales pobres en países en desarrollo con el fin de eliminar la pobreza, el hambre y la malnutrición; en aumentar su productividad y sus...
  5. Worldwide, approximately three billion people have poor-quality diets and more than two billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies. Nearly 25 per cent of children under the age of five are chronically undernourished. Malnutrition causes health problems and losses in economic...
  6. Learn about scaling up, its basic concepts and why it is important for organisations like IFAD working in agriculture and rural development. Why do I need to know this? Understanding scaling up will help you to ensure that your country programmes have a wide reach and long-lasting impact.
  7. Food loss is a complex issue, often with multiple and interrelated causes operating at different levels. This e-learning course introduces the FAO case study methodology for the analysis of critical food loss points. This method focuses on revealing and analyzing the multidimensional causes of...
  8. Understanding risk and its management play a central role in boosting the agricultural sector, food security, and the broader economy of developing countries. Stakeholders, including farming households, value-chain actors and policymakers, need participate in the holistic assessment of...
  9. Course benefits: Better understand the current challenges associated with environmental degradation and climate change, and particularly its impact on IFAD-funded projects and programmes and target groups; Outline the key elements of IFAD's approach to ENRM and climate change issues and of its...
  10. This How-to-doNote (HTDN) onGender and Pastoralism complements theIFAD Toolkitalong with the 2018HTDN on Pastoralism, which highlights the importance of gender in pastoral production systems. ThisHTDN builds on these priorintroductions by highlighting important issues and the tools to use to...
  11. This How-to-do Note focuses on how conflicts over land and natural resources in pastoral areas can be prevented or, if already present,transformed into positive outcomes.It identifies why land tenure is a complex issue within pastoralism, discusses the combination of factors that are contributing...
  12. 26 October 2021 Why do small-scale producers need to adapt to the impacts of climate change? With climate change, the very terms on which agriculture operates are changing. Crop yields are falling, growing seasons are shifting, and less fresh water is available. Extreme weather events like storms...
  13. How can the iaca or jackfruit help the rural people of Sri Lanka adapt to climate change? Carlo Cracco, one of the most famous chefs in Italy, tells us about it. Jackfruit is an incredible fruit because it grows naturally, you can make one recipe rather than another, so it has many uses. It's a...
  14. IFAD’s second Biodiversity Advantage report showcases five IFAD projects which highlight the integral importance of biodiversity in agriculture. These projects show howpromotingbiodiversityimproves human and ecosystem health, and the roles of small-scale agricultural producers in preserving and...

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