IFAD Governing Council
As the world's population continues to soar and competition for fresh water increases, innovation is needed more than ever to help make marginal environments agriculturally productive, says Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture.
As different cultures celebrate Valentine's Day, IFAD reminds the world of the importance of investing in small farmers.
World Economic Forum 2016
In Davos, IFAD highlights the important role government, business and civil society can play in tackling growing hunger and inequality by helping small farmers adapt to climate change and increase global food production. Read More
The Spotlight on Environment and Climate page looks at how IFAD-supported projects in the West and Central Africa region are working with smallholder farmers to promote adaptation to climate change. Read more