rural communities

Restoring mangroves is saving rural communities in Gambia

30 Ago 2019 - 07:13

Mangroves are one of the world's most biodiverse ecosystems and play an essential role to ecological balance and community livelihoods

IFAD leads on sustainable farming on World Water Day

28 Mar 2018 - 00:03

"For smallholder farmers in developing countries, water is the difference between a decent life or poverty, hunger and malnutrition,": Gilbert F. Houngbo, IFAD president

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...

Connecting remote rural communities with financial services

17 Ene 2017 - 00:10

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the most costly region in the world to send remittances to, with an average cost of 9.5 per cent compared to a global average of 7.4 per cent.