The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Sudan signed a financing agreement today to improve household incomes and resilience to climate change in the States of Sinnar, North Kordofan, South Dordofan and West Kordofan.
The IFAD-supported project will target farmers in rain-fed areas who engage in traditional agriculture (crop production and animal husbandry) and forest-based activities (mainly gum Arabic).
The research group on Social Protection for Inclusive Development in Afar (SPIDA) hosted a national conference on “Social Protection as a pathway for inclusive development among the pastoral and agro-pastoralist communities in Africa” in Adigrat, the Afar region state of Ethiopia on 25-26 November 2017. The objective of the conference was to disseminate findings and recommendations of two-year research project on the implementation and impact of the Productive Safety Net Pr
La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Alicia Bárcena, instó hoy a apostar por un nuevo estilo de desarrollo más sostenible, que ponga fin a la desigualdad imperante en la región.
La alta funcionaria de las Naciones Unidas dictó hoy en Ciudad de México la primera parte del curso La igualdad en el centro del desarrollo sostenible, realizado en el marco del Programa Grandes Maestros de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
Agriculture will continue to generate employment in Africa over the coming decades, but opportunities should be explored beyond agriculture throughout the food chain in order to create enough jobs for young people, especially those in rural areas, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.
In a world increasingly filled with risk, social protection systems help individuals and families cope with civil war, natural disaster, displacement, and other shocks. Social protection systems also help build human capital by connecting people to jobs, investing in the health and education of the