Secure access to land for poor women and men living on newly created coastal islands – known locally as “chars” – in Bangladesh is one of many benefits resulting from the Char Development and Settlement Project. Over 11,800 families have been granted land titles, and a further 2,200 are in the process of doing so.
Los organismos de las Naciones Unidas con sede en Roma celebran el Día Internacional de la Mujer 7 de marzo de 2018, Roma - El papel de las tecnologías de la información y las comunicaciones (TIC) en el empoderamiento económico y el fortalecimiento de la voz y la condición de las mujeres rurales será el tema central del debate que se llevará a cabo en el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA) el 8 de marzo, con ocasión del Día Internacional de la Mujer.
Rome, 13 February 2018 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Bangladesh signed a financing agreement today to sustainably improve incomes and promote resilience to extreme weather conditions for 303,000 rural households in six flood-prone districts in northern Bangladesh.
The agreement for the Promoting Resilience of Vulnerable through Access to Infrastructure, Improved Skills and Information project was signed by Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD, and Kazi Shofiqul Azam, Secretary, Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh.
Rome, 12 February 2018 – At a time when hunger is on the rise due to conflict and climate change, the 176 Member States of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today announced a target for contributions that will support a US$3.5 billion programme of loans and grants, reducing poverty and hunger for tens of millions of rural people in developing countries around the world.
by Mia Madsen (NEN) and Anja Rabezanahary (PTA)