IFAD Looks Beyond Money and Aid for Africa's Development

In an allAfrica.com guest column, Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) explains how investment in rural development is the key to a sustainable future, free of poverty and hunger for the people of Africa.



Small scale farmers prepare trench excavation and fertilization on the 300-acre grape production project.

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    Publisher:
    IFAD
    Publication Date:
    9 July 2015

    Using simple technologies, funded by IFAD, women in Gambia are able to retain water lost to drainage and increase crop yields, which they use to feed ... see more »

  • Senegal - Eat What You Grow

    Publisher:
    IFAD
    Publication Date:
    7 July 2015

    Senegal's Agricultural Value Chain Support Program, funded by IFAD, aims to increase rural incomes, create jobs, and decrease the country's six month ... see more »

  • Burkina Faso- Farming Futures

    Publisher:
    IFAD
    Publication Date:
    8 July 2015

    Through a simple idea introduced by IFAD, farmers in Burkina Faso have money to feed themselves through the hungry season, and generate surplus ... see more »