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Regional overview of food security and nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021

November 2021
The Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021 gathers the latest data on the food security and nutrition situation in Latin America and the Caribbean region, showing a worrisome landscape.

A technical review of select de-risking schemes to promote rural and agricultural finance in sub-Saharan Africa

November 2021
This study takes stock of these experiences in an effort to contribute to building up the evidence base to help inform the future strategy and design of similar programmatic interventions.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the rural economy in China

November 2021
Capturing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on China’s rural and agricultural economy offers an opportunity to ascertain how much influence it has had on rural farmers and how their coping strategies and the government’s mitigation measures helped ease the economic impacts on the lives of people living in rural areas.

Joint Programme on: Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

November 2021
This collection of success stories and good practices shows the impact of the Joint Programme on Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women (JP RWEE) among rural women in the seven participating countries: Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Nepal, Niger and Rwanda.

Policy brief: Low carbon and resilient livestock development in Kyrgyzstan

November 2021
Pastoral and agro-pastoral systems, if well managed, are the best-suited and adaptive form of agriculture for the majority of Kyrgyzstan’s land area that is too dry, cold, or mountainous for crop farming.

SCOOPS-PR Barakadi/NAFASO Partnership: Setting up a partnership for rice production and commercialization

November 2021
This case study presents the partnership between the Barakadi rice cooperative located in N'Dana in Burkina Faso, accompanied by the IFAD Project to Support the Promotion of Agricultural Sectors (PAFPA), and the NAFASO company, which focuses on production and rice marketing.

Partnerships between producer organizations and enterprises - Lessons learned from recent experiences in West and East Africa

November 2021
Partnerships between producer organizations (POs) and enterprises are promoted as a model for structuring value chains to integrate small producers more equitably and sustainably.

The IFAD and Slow Food Case for Investment

November 2021
IFAD and Slow Food share a vision of supporting small-scale, diversified production and consumption mechanisms that focus on improving the marketing of local products.

Agricultural and climate risk insurance for smallholder value chains: Identifying common challenges and solutions

November 2021
This brief identifies and describes the principal challenges, and outlines possible solutions that development programmes can support.

Geospatial tools and applications for climate investments

November 2021
This catalogue features innovative geospatial tools and real life case studies from IFAD’s operations, to give a flavour of how and where IFAD uses such technology.

GFRID Summit 2021 - Summary of proceedings

November 2021
The 2021 GFRID Summit focused on the role of remittances and diaspora investment in strengthening market recovery in the midst of the current global pandemic and on heightening the resilience of migrant workers and their communities.

Joint Programme on Gender Transformative Approaches for Food Security, Improved Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture

November 2021
This is the official flyer of the JP GTA. It provides information about the Joint Programme's overview, background, objective, expected results, key components and country-level activities as well as key issues related to gender transformative approaches.

Climate Action Report 2020

November 2021
This third edition of the IFAD Climate Action Report (CAR) describes the efforts that IFAD has made during the year to integrate climate change into every aspect of its plans and operations.

Following the thread of yak

November 2021
This is the first publication exclusively focusing on yak wool production and its commercialization, incorporating the socio-environmental narrative attached to High Asia region and its herders communities.

Lessons learned from IFAD’S inclusive rural and agricultural finance experiments in West and Central Africa during the last decade (2009-2020)

November 2021
Lessons from a quick review of the diverse and varied financial schemes designed for, accessed by and used by poor smallholders and other rural stakeholders in IFAD’s project portfolio in West and Central Africa over the decade leading up to 2020.

Leveraging Policy Tools to Improve Impact of Financial Instruments in Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU)

November 2021
This brief illustrates effective instruments that overcome barriers to investments and leverage existing policy tools and instruments to address sustainable financing in the AFOLU sector.

Building climate resilience in the Asia Pacific region

November 2021
This study examines six projects, in three principal ecosystems of the region: a mountainous region, wetlands and a river delta.

Enhancing women’s resource rights for improving resilience to climate change

November 2021
This brief summarizes relevant findings from socio-legal analyses, combining the review of key legal and policy documents and literature on existing barriers to the recognition of women’s land rights.

Investing in rural people in Egypt

October 2021
IFAD country programme in Egypt is the largest in the Near East and North Africa. In total, IFAD has invested in 14 agricultural development projects and programmes for a total Cost of US$ 1.1 billion, with IFAD direct financing of US$ 519.28 million benefitting around 7 million people.

ASAP Technical Series: Nature-based solutions

October 2021
This paper presents key results and lessons learned on NbS, mainly from IFAD’s Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP) portfolio, to inspire future programmes to reach greater scale in supporting inclusive rural transformation.

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