News & Media
Uganda’s Dairy Farmers Develop a Taste for New Markets
In Uganda, where dairy production is dominated by small-scale farmers living in impoverished rural areas, IFC and GAFSP supported Pearl Dairy, a leading local milk processor, establish a powdered milk processing plant and cold-storage infrastructure, which is helping facilitate milk collection from remote smallholder farms.
In Kosovo, Microfinance Expands Herds—And Hopes
Agriculture is critical to Kosovo’s private sector development, and though it accounts for an estimated 30 percent of employment and 13 percent of GDP, it accounts for just 4 percent of total borrowing in the country’s formal sectors.
For cocoa farmers, going digital tastes sweet
In Côte d’Ivoire, where almost half of jobs are linked to cocoa, IFC and GAFSP are working with the cocoa company Cargill to professionalize and digitize the sector. The Cargill 2.0 program works on professionalizing cooperatives, teaching management skills and training on the benefits of digital finance to increase traceability and security.
GAFSP raises $300M at replenishment kickoff
GAFSP raised $300 million of a desired $1.5 billion (over five years) Tuesday at its replenishment kickoff event hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Program Brochure 2020
Investing in agriculture matters, particularly during times of crises. Learn about what we're doing to strengthen global food systems.
GAFSP Program Video
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Farmers at the Forefront
Farmers are at the forefront of everything we do.
What women in Nepal can teach the world about growing food
Good food begins with farmers, and things started to change when GAFSP began investing in rural farming communities in Nepal.
GAFSP Fact Sheet
Facts and figures as of December 31, 2019.
Twitter Chat: Overcoming, Together
Good food starts with farmers. Only with strong partnerships and multi-stakeholder collaboration are smallholder farmers able to produce good food for people and the planet. Hosted by GAFSP, SDG2 Advocacy Hub, and UNFSS, this Twitter Chat highlights the vital role of smallholder farmers in delivering sustainable and nutritious food for all by providing a platform for stakeholders to discuss ways of working to ensure that food systems drive progress on the SDGs.
Better Water Management Means Greater Food Security in Tajikistan
In Tajikistan, irrigated agriculture is critical for rural livelihoods, and for the overall economy. However, the irrigation sector faces many challenges, including poor management of water resources, deteriorating infrastructure, and poor service delivery. To help address these challenges, a project was launched in 2012 and has since helped around 1.4 million people benefit from improved irrigation services and better water management.