Through a simple idea introduced by IFAD, farmers in Burkina Faso have money to feed themselves through the hungry season, and generate surplus income. The idea is stocking grain to use use as collateral for loans, which can then be invested into income generating activites during the hungry season.


IFAD Looks Beyond Money and Aid for Africa's Development

In an guest column, Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) explains how investment in rural ... Read more »

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