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10 Oct 2017 description

Food from healthy farms makes healthy people - New IFAD report

Rome, 10 October 2017 – Investing in climate-resilient agriculture not only improves food security but contributes to eradicating malnutrition, according to the findings of a new report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

25 Jan 2017 description

Rome, 23 janvier 2017 – Le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA) et le Gouvernement de Djibouti ont signé aujourd’hui un accord financier pour remédier aux graves conséquences de la pénurie d’eau que connaît la population rurale djiboutienne.

Le "problème de la soif" continue d’avoir de graves répercussions sur la population rurale à Djibouti. Les zones rurales constituent la majeure partie du territoire du pays et abritent 29% de la population, dont 67% sont des éleveurs nomades.

25 Jan 2017 description

Rome, 23 January 2017 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Djibouti today signed a financial agreement to address the serious impact of water scarcity facing Djibouti's rural people.

The “problem of thirst” continues to have a serious impact on Djibouti’s rural people. Rural areas occupy most of the country’s territory and are home to 29 per cent of the population, 67 per cent of whom are nomadic herders.

04 Dec 2014 description

Smallholder farmers are more than climate victims – says IFAD report

Lima, Peru – 3 December 2014 - Smallholder farmers in developing countries are more than victims of climate change; they are a vital part of the solution to global warming, according to a report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

19 Dec 2013 description

Rome, 16 December 2013 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) approved US $88 million in grant financing for climate change adaptation efforts in 9 vulnerable countries. At the 110th session of its Executive Board, IFAD endorsed a new generation of agricultural investment programmes which dedicate concessional loan and grant financing to actions that manage growing climate risks.

24 Aug 2011 description

Rome, 24 August 2011 – Tomorrow, a conference on the crisis in the Horn of Africa sponsored by the African Union will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. African leaders will be discussing how to help the millions of people affected by the drought and resulting famine. This conference is a good sign and I commend the African Union for taking this initiative. As President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), I have said before that Africa should not wait for the international community to solve its problems.

23 Aug 2011 description

Investments must come from a genuine global partnership between developed and developing countries

Rome, 23 August 2011 – Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will meet senior officials this week in Helsinki and Oslo to find solutions for the immediate needs in the Horn of Africa and to discuss the longer term needs to build resilience of smallholder farmers in the region and in developing countries worldwide.

16 Nov 2009 description

Responsables des projets et programmes, experts du développement agricole et rural et fonctionnaires du FIDA discutent de l'accès au marché et de l'intégration de l'agiculture et de l'élevage comme moyens d'améliorer la productivité agricole.

Bujumbura, le 16 novembre 2009. Le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA) organise du 16 au 19 novembre 2009 à Bujumbura, Burundi, un atelier régional sur l'exécution de ses projets et des programmes en Afrique de l'Est et Australe.

20 Apr 2009 description

Executive Summary

This joint working paper lays out a rationale and strategic framework for improving food security and managing food-price shocks in the Arab countries. The paper does not provide country specific policy and project recommendations.

13 Feb 2008 description

Release number IFAD/14/08

Rome, 13 February 2008 - A US$11.6 million programme in Djibouti will help improve the living conditions of pastoral communities through better management of natural resources in the regions of Tadjourah, Dikhil and Arta.

IFAD will cofinance the Programme for the Mobilization of Surface Water and Sustainable Land Management with a US$3 million grant.

14 Dec 2007 description

Release number IFAD/52/07

Rome, 14 December 2007 - IFAD's Executive Board approved more than US$236 million in loans and US$20 million in grants for projects and programmes that will help poor rural people in developing overcome poverty.

The 92nd session of the Board was held from 11 to 13 December at IFAD headquarters in Rome.

The Board also approved US$6.24 million in grants to support agricultural research and development activities in rural regions of poor countries.

Western and Central Africa to receive US$76.09 million in loans and US$1.2 million in grants

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