13 FEB
FAD's 41st Governing Council, held on 13 and 14 February, is on the theme From fragility to long-term resilience: investing in sustainable rural economies.
13 February 2018 - 14 February 2018
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06 NOV

At the UN Climate Change Conference this year (COP23), from 6 to 17 November, nations of the world will meet to advance the goals of the Paris Agreement and develop guidelines to support progress on implementation.

06 November 2017 - 17 November 2017
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17 OCT
Purpose of this joint event would be to present to IFAD Country Programme Managers, other interested colleagues and Member States, the outcomes of the Interrelations between public policies, migration and development project (IPPMD) on how sectoral policies and programmes, in particular focused on agriculture and rural development, have a relevant impact on migration, and vice-versa.
17 October 2017
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12 OCT
On the occasion of the 44th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), the Rome-based Agencies (FAO, IFAD and WFP) are organising a side event in collaboration with Hivos, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and NEPAD.
12 October 2017
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12 SEP
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 12 September as the UN day for South-South Cooperation.Within the context of Agenda 2030 and in cooperation with FAO, IFAD will organise a two hour session to discuss the opportunities and challenges in promoting SSTC for sustainable and inclusive rural transformation.
12 September 2017
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15 JUN
Organized by IFAD in collaboration with the World Bank and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), the Forum coincided with the celebration of the International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) on 16 June, in recognition of the fundamental contribution of migrants to the wellbeing of their families and communities back home.
15 June 2017 - 16 June 2017
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27 APR
An interactive discussion will be held at IFAD Headquarters in Rome with representatives from the International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Ethiopia to learn about their successfull experiences in rapidly reducing rural poverty.
27 April 2017
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13 MAR
IFAD continued its advocacy and partnership building to empower rural and indigenous women by playing an active role in the sixty-first session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
13 March 2017 - 24 March 2017
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08 MAR
International Women's Day is held every year on 8 March to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations. 
08 March 2017
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14 FEB
IFAD’s 40th Governing Council, held 14 and 15 February 2017, will focus on the appointment of the Fund's new President. The Governing Council is IFAD’s main decision-making body and the President is the most senior position with responsibility for leading the organization. 
14 February 2017 - 15 February 2017
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10 FEB
During the third global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples' Forum at IFAD in February 2017 the President of IFAD Kanayo F. Nwanze inaugurated a room dedicated to indigenous peoples.­
10 February 2017
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25 JAN
The 2030 Agenda holds up the promise of a radically different and better future for rural people, rural economies, agriculture and food systems. But realizing this promise will require enormous investments, supported by enabling policies and institutions – including vastly improved access to finance for investment by smallholder farmers and rural small and medium enterprises.
As a consequence, the need to boost investment in rural economic development and financial inclusion in order to achieve the new global agenda has never been more important.
25 January 2017 - 27 January 2017
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10 FEB
The Indigenous Peoples Forum at IFAD is a concrete way for IFAD to institutionalize consultation and dialogue with representatives of indigenous peoples’ institutions.
10 February 2017 - 13 February 2017
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31 OCT
IFAD will be participating in the , a platform for development solutions at the global and regional levels that was endorsed by the United Nations General
31 October 2016 - 03 November 2016
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29 NOV
AgTalks presents the latest thinking, trends and research on policies and innovation in small-scale farming. This session, titled Whassup with Agriculture? Young innovators tell their stories" focuses on how young people are engaging in agriculture, and how more young people can be motivated to do the same.
29 November 2016
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23 NOV
The West and Central Africa regional presentation of the Rural Development Report will be held on 23 November in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, organized in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB).
23 November 2016
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15 NOV
In 2015, the African continent received an impressive US$65 billion in remittances from over 20 million of its citizens working abroad, contributing
15 November 2016 - 16 November 2016
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07 NOV
Nearly one year after the watershed COP21 Climate Summit in Paris, governments will again convene in Marrakech, Morocco for COP22 to move forward with
07 November 2016 - 18 November 2016
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