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    These small farmers have a big message for the world.

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    • Territorios Productivos - transforming rural policies in Mexico - Duration: 5 minutes, 32 seconds.

      • 6 days ago
      In 2014, IFAD and the Mexican government piloted a new policy approach that goes beyond cash transfers to help eradicate rural poverty . Through this pilot project, poor, rural families – those who...
    • Recipes for Change: Licuri Chicken and Rice - Duration: 5 minutes, 13 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      In this episode of Recipes for Change, Brazilian chef Fabrício Lemos learns how to cook with the fruit of an indigenous palm tree called licuri. As the climate in north-east Brazil becomes dryer, t...
    • World Water Day 2018: IFAD Invests in Acces to Water - Duration: 116 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      More than a billion people in the world live in water-scarce regions. IFAD invests in helping rural farmers like Boru Goudo build resilience to erratic rainfalls and prolonged droughts. He is one o...
    • Celebrating International Women's Day 2018 - Duration: 113 seconds.

      • 1 week ago
    • Recipes for Change: Umbuzada Sertaneja - Duration: 5 minutes, 1 second.

      • 1 month ago
      In this episode of Recipes for Change, Chef Fabrício Lemos travels to the North East of Brazil where crops are being decimated by lack of rain, to find out how farmers have found a new hope in a dr...
    • Sudan: Seed Money - Duration: 4 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      Rural women are often the poorest people in Sudanese communities, and they have few opportunities to improve their lives. Now a micro-finance scheme is giving rural women access to loans to start ...
    • Jordan: Leaving No One Behind - Duration: 5 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan was once a rural town of 12,000 inhabitants. It is now home to at least 120,000 refugees - most of whom have fled the conflict in Syria. This sudden increase in popul...
    • Bangladesh: Breaking Down Barriers - Duration: 4 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      Women in rural Bangladesh rarely get an opportunity to work outside their homes and earn their own income. Now hundreds of thousands of women are being employed on construction sites across the cou...
    • Bangladesh: Land of Our Own - Duration: 4 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      In Bangladesh, rising sea levels and increasingly regular flooding erodes the land, leaving thousands of people homeless and landless each year. Obtaining land rights on reclaimed land that they ar...
    • RURAL SOLUTIONS - Pastoral Units in Senegal - Duration: 3 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. As natural resources become more scarce, herders who migra...
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    • China: Gas Gas Gas - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 7 years ago
      An IFAD-supported project in China's Guangxi province encourages poor farmers to produce their own biogas as a means of reducing poverty while improving local environmental conditions
    • Moldova 20 years on - Duration: 4 minutes, 41 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      August 27, 2011 was the 20th Anniversary of Europe's poorest country, Moldova. It's been 20 years since the fall of the Soviet Union, yet Moldova continues to struggle economically generating 30 pe...
    • Rural Poverty - In Their Own Words: Ghana - Duration: 2 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      Keeping young people interested in farming and agriculture is paramount to meeting future global food needs, according to the Rural Poverty Report 2011 prepared by the International Fund for Agricu...
    • Kiribati: The President's Dilemma - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      The Pacific islands of Kiribati were among the last places to be colonized by humans. But now, because of rising sea levels, they may be among the first to be abandoned. Should Kiribati President A...
    • The Field Report - Duration: 65 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      These small farmers have a big message for the world.

      Learn more at www.ifad.org/thefieldreport.
    • Moldavia: 20 anni dopo - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      La Moldavia è uno dei paesi più poveri d’Europa. Oggi, un progetto per creare posti di lavoro nel settore agricolo riaccende la speranza nel futuro.
    • In the Wake of War - Duration: 23 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      After 10 years of civil war, Burundians are ready for lasting peace. This IFAD documentary, co-produced with the Television Trust for the Environment (TVE) for broadcast on BBC World, follows the s...
    • Rural Poverty - In Their Own Words: Guatemala - Duration: 3 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      Strengthening the capabilities of rural people to take advantage of opportunities in the rural non-farm economy is essential according to the Rural Poverty Report 2011, prepared by the Internationa...
    • Ghana: Going Local - Duration: 3 minutes, 13 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      Ghana currently spends over $1 billion on food imports, making it highly susceptible to price hikes. One way to prevent this, is to invest in local entrepreneurs like Janet Gyimah-Kessie. She has a...
    • Bangladesh: The Coming Storm - Duration: 3 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      Eighty per cent of Bangladesh lies on a floodplain less than 5 metres above sea level. As sea levels rise and seasonal storms become more severe, millions of farmers living along the country's sout...
    • The Gambia: The Chief - Duration: 3 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Fatou Danso is a farmer.... but she is also The Gambia's first female village chief. Fatou has introduced many firsts to her village. The land here was once only farmed by men. But now Fatou has di...
    • India: Fishing For Freedom - Duration: 4 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      For most of their lives, every one of the 1200 fishermen in this village in the south of India described themselves as slaves. They were in debt to money-lenders and a corrupt system ensured that t...
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