rural poverty

The capital difference: Expanding horticulture in Rwanda

9 Mayo 2019 - 20:10

The improved quality and quantity of their produce attracted higher prices, leading to higher net profit for small farmers.

Transforming innovative ideas into sustainable agriculture in West and Central Africa

28 Mar 2019 - 08:31

“West and Central Africa is a land of opportunities where more than 300 million smallholder farmers play a vital role in contributing to food security, nutrition and..."

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.

Indigenous crops bring climate solutions for farmers in Brazil's Caatinga

26 Ene 2018 - 02:30

Part of that work is to develop the production of indigenous crops, such as umbu and licuri, which cope better with the dry conditions. IFAD is working with its local partner