International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

18 Oct 2018 - 03:57

The UN estimates that some 783 million live below the international poverty line, the majority in rural areas in East Asia, South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

World Food Day 2017 - Changing the future of migration

18 Oct 2017 - 09:28

In the first five months of 2017, Bangladesh was the largest single point of origin for migrants arriving on European shores, according to the International Organization for..

Celebrating the International Day of Rural Women

17 Oct 2017 - 09:57

Rural women play key roles in their families, communities and countries, and yet they are often severely disadvantaged, economically, socially and politically.

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

IFAD: "Poverty and food insecurity are highest in rural areas"

24 Ene 2017 - 20:31

"In all regions of the world, poverty and food insecurity are highest in rural areas, where three quarters of the extremely poor reside,” : Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of IFAD