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1 IFAD calls for agricultural investment to address poverty and inequality in Near East and North Africa
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

Tunis/Rome, 8 December, 2016 – Income inequality and a rising rural-urban divide compounded by political instability, are the most challenging issues in the Near East and North Africa, says a new report to be presented today in Tunis by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Created on 2016-12-08 18:16:00
2 IFAD President and Minister of State for DfID to discuss importance of rural investments in the fight against global poverty at Warwick in London
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

London, 8 December, 2016 – Lord Bates, the newly appointed Minister of State for the Department for International Development (DfID) and Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will give keynote speeches this month, at an event hosted by the Un...

Created on 2016-12-08 18:16:00
3 "It's not just about money," UN agency head tells world leaders gathering in Ethiopia to discuss how to finance future development
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

Arabic | French | Spanish

Rome, 7 July 2015 –...

Created on 2015-07-20 16:22:06
4 21,000 Women Helped To Leave Extreme Poverty Behind Through Cash Grant & Training
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

DHAKA – More than 21,000 women in Bangladesh are to receive a one-time cash grant of 15,000 taka (US$190) to start small businesses, along with food and training in nutrition and business skills.

Created on 2015-08-17 07:01:12
5 Arap Devletleri blgesi ve Avrupa ve Orta Asyadan lkeler tarmsal kalknmada ve gda gvenliinde ibirliini tartt
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

English | Russian

Güney-Güney Bilgi Paylaşım ve Koordinasyon toplantısı İzmir’de yapıldı

İzmir, ...

Created on 2015-07-24 16:25:03
6 Cambodian Farmers Reach Their Goals Through New Technology
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

8 September 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Cambodia has set itself an ambitious goal: triple its rice exports by the end of 201...

Created on 2014-09-08 20:32:42
7 COAG25 Side Event 9 - Application of genome sequencing for sustainable agriculture and food security
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

Genome sequencing has the power to revolutionize food security and sustainable agriculture including food safety, animal, plant and public health, reducing the risks from disease outbreaks and improving agriculture through effective plant and animal breeding.

Created on 2016-09-28 13:00:00
8 Countries from the Arab States region, Europe and Central Asia discussed cooperation on agricultural development and food security
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

Russian | Turkish

South-South Knowledge Exchange and Coordination Meeting held in Izmir, Turkey

Izmir, Tu...

Created on 2015-07-24 16:25:03
9 Crop Trust Global Stakeholder Discussion (audio streaming only)
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

The Crop Trust brings together representatives from current and prospective partner countries and selected private donors to discuss one of the most pressing global issues- how to create the basis for a food-secure world.
Created on 2015-05-07 13:02:44
10 Decade Projections Made for Commodities by FAO, OECD
( UN Reports )

Content by: FAO

23 July 2015, New York, USA | South-South News – Meat, sugar, biofuel, cotton and dairy are a few products essential to major markets as well as everyday living. Not only the supply and demand, but th...

Created on 2015-07-23 19:45:55
11 EU Helps WFP Avoid Suspension Of Food Support For Mali Refugees In Mauritania
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

NOUAKCHOTT - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomes a contribution of €400,000 (approximately US$438,800) from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) that will enable WFP to maintain its food assistance over the next few months to nearly 50,000 Malian refugees in ...

Created on 2015-08-10 14:42:37
12 FAO Conference: Friday, afternoon session
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

Processing of Report for submission to Plenary.

Created on 2015-06-12 13:37:00
13 FAO Conference: Wednesday, afternoon session
( FAO Food Safety News )
Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization
Review of the State of Food and Agriculture (cont'd). Country statements.

Created on 2015-06-10 14:04:01
14 First Stage of International Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition on Board of Research Vessel Akademik Treshnikov Completed
( WMO News )

Content by: World Meteorological Organization

The international Antarctic Circumnavigation expedition (ACE) on board of the vessel Akademik Treshnikov, held in the framework of the 62-nd Russian Antarctic expedition (RAE), began their research around Antarctica from Cape Town on 20 December 2016.

Created on 2017-01-30 09:30:00
15 Indigenous Peoples and Food Security Indicators
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

FAO will train 15 indigenous leaders from Latin America on the Voices of the Hungry methodology to gather food security data in their communities.
Created on 2015-05-25 14:30:00
16 Niger receives IFAD financing to support family farmers in the regions of Maradi, Tahoua and Zinder
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

French

Rome, 28 July 2015 – Today the Republic of Niger and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement to finance the Family Farming Development P...

Created on 2015-07-28 14:47:02
17 Pilot Project in Uganda is Path out of Poverty for Many
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

10 July 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - A pilot project in Uganda that pairs mentors with families living in extreme poverty has shown remarkable success in helping family members learn skills and talents that allow them to break out of poverty.

Created on 2015-07-21 17:51:54
18 Prisoners Acquire Skills, Contribute To Society In South Sudan
( World News SSN )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

3 June 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The issue of prisoner rehabilitation is one that puzzles a great many countries, both rich and poor alike. Be too light on criminals and there is little deterrence to bad behavior; too harsh and you risk violating basic human...

Created on 2013-06-03 14:55:21
19 Role Model For Iraqi Women And The United Nations
( WFP Stories )
Content by: World Food Programme

Aid Worker For Nearly 20 Years

Like many female humanitarian aid workers, Isra Jassim followed her passion. In her case, it was for displaced Iraqi people and she made it a priority to provide support and guidance to the communities.

Created on 2015-06-09 13:29:00
20 Saving Uganda’s Cattle Corridor
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

14 November 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The cattle corridor in central Uganda, a semi-arid area of the country - is currently on the front-line of the nation’s battle against climate change. Agriculture here is largely rain-fed and drought along with a lack of rainfall is making life unpredictable and increasingly difficul...

Created on 2016-11-14 21:08:21

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