• In Brief: Getting children to eat their vegetables (India)

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    With 42% of children in Madhya Pradesh, India, malnourished, IFAD and the local government had to come up with an innovative way to increase their intake of micronutrients, minerals and vitamins. Show less
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    • India: Barring Malnutrition - Duration: 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      Malnutrition is a major problem for children In Madhya Pradesh, India. Now a group of women have started growing millets - which are high in protein, nutrients and minerals. These are processed and...
    • In Brief: Violinist Midori visits the women of rural Vietnam - Duration: 80 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      World renowned violinist and UN Messenger of Peace, Midori, connects with the women of rural Vietnam through music, and sees how IFAD's investments have impacted their lives and communities.
    • Bolivia: Climate Knowledge from the Ancestors - Duration: 4 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      Since ancient times, Bolivian farmers have been interpreting signs in their environment to understand and predict weather patterns. Now this knowledge is becoming a cornerstone in designing climate...
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    • India: Nutrition through innovation - Duration: 4 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      42% of children under five in Madhya Pradesh, India, are malnourished. To change cooking and eating habits, IFAD and the Government had to get creative and find innovative ways to increase the cons...
    • Recipes for Change: Sesame Fish with Sorrel Sauce - Chad - Duration: 4 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      In this episode of Recipes for Change, New York-based Senegalese chef, Pierre Thiam, is in Chad to find out how climate change is impacting the production of sesame - a crop that is key for local ...
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    • Recipes for Change: Kak-Ik (Turkey Soup) - Duration: 4 minutes, 57 seconds.

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      In this episode of Recipes for Change, Italian Chef Rubio is in Guatemala to see how the Qeq'chi people are managing to conserve their traditional foods in the face of climate change. He joins loca...
    • IFAD's work in the Asia Pacific Region - Duration: 4 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      Asia is home to almost 4.5 billion people - about 60% of the world's population. Economies are growing, but so are the number of people. Asia is already home to two thirds of the world’s undernouri...
    • Pakistan: Breaking the Poverty Cycle - Duration: 4 minutes, 51 seconds.

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      Families in Pakistan have been trapped in bonded labour for generations. Homeless, they are forced to work for a place to live.
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    • Guatemala: Turning up the heat - Duration: 3 minutes, 45 seconds.

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      “Trees give us shade and help us conserve our environment” says Irma Cocul, a young Q’eqchi woman from Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Her indigenous community is working to reforest over 400 hectares of ...
    • Tajikistan: United we stand - Duration: 4 minutes, 25 seconds.

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      The majority of people in rural Tajikistan depend on livestock for their livelihoods. But overgrazing has led to erosion and shepherds had to travel further and further to find fodder. By coming to...
    • Tajikistan - The Tractor Driver - Duration: 109 seconds.

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      25-year old Zaripov Abdusamod did not want to leave his home or his family. But with no job opportunities in his village, he had to migrate to Russia to earn an income. Then a new opportunity in hi...
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