Benin and IFAD to boost food and nutrition security and create jobs for rural people

12 Feb 2019 - 23:38

Agriculture is a key sector for the economy of Benin. It accounts for 70 per cent of employment, 32.7 per cent of GDP and 75 per cent of export revenues.

Guatemala: Turning up the heat

19 Sep 2018 - 10:00

Indigenous communities of Guatemala are feeling the effects of deforestation. Increased agriculture, illegal logging and fires have reduced forest cover and rising temperature

Caring for the Planet Starts from the Ground

12 Dic 2017 - 00:30

Globally, more than 1.3 billion people are trapped on degrading agricultural land, leading to millions of people abandoning their ancestral lands and migrating to urban areas

Ploughing for profits

23 Oct 2017 - 19:00

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, October 17, places a spotlight on the challenges farmers like Ahmadova and Kamarali  face, as well as solutions that...

African small-scale farmers carve a giant message for world leaders in the very soil they farm

5 Oct 2017 - 17:00

Of the world’s hungriest people, 243 million reside in Africa. Throughout the region, food insecurity has been exacerbated by violent conflicts and climate-related shocks

Almonds and apricots flower on once-barren land

16 Ago 2017 - 02:10

The programme helped Assad and his brothers to level, terrace and fence their land. The brothers then built three water-harvesting cisterns and planted more than 1,000 olive..