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GAFSP Elects New Leadership to its Steering Committee


GAFSP is pleased to announce the appointment of Canada and the United States as new Steering Committee Chairs.
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Global Food Security Program Makes Climate Focus Official


Many GAFSP projects already had climate elements but this is the first time the program will require it. The move was driven by smallholder farmers, who are seeing the ill effects of climate change on their production and livelihoods.
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GAFSP: Progressing Climate Action


Investments in agriculture must be channeled towards reducing the vulnerability of smallholders and enhancing their resilience to shocks, to produce more and better food to meet future demand and reduce the global climate footprint.
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Rwanda’s Greenhouses Bring Growth


Despite strong economic growth and falling poverty levels, Rwanda faces significant challenges in meeting food demands and food security. Farmer and father, Jean-Paul Kubwimana, defied these challenges, increasing his income by 15 times. Driving past a greenhouse full of healthy tomatoes, he decided to investigate how greenhouse tomatoes could benefit his family.  
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Twitter Chat: Empowering Women Farmers for a Sustainable Future for All


Women play a central role in agriculture and food systems, yet they remain more at risk of being food insecure than men. Hosted by ActionAid USA and GAFSP, this Twitter Chat will highlight that women's empowerment is critical to creating and maintaining a sustainable future for all.
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Strengthening Rice Production in Cambodia


Despite decades of economic growth, many sectors of the rice production industry in Cambodia remain vulnerable to climate change events, and farmers do not have access to knowledge of modern rice production and processing techniques.
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Three Ways GAFSP is Leveling the Playing Field on Gender Equality


This International Women’s Day, we celebrate women around the world and gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow, towards progress and a just, more equal world. 
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New Seeds for Sustainability


Farmer groups in Bangladesh adapt to climate change with new, high-quality seeds. Read the full story to learn more
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New Farming “Ecosystem” in Uganda Empowers Women Smallholders


For Grainpulse in Uganda, Reaching Women is Critical to Long-Term Growth.
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Changing Lives


Insights into how investments made possible by the GAFSP Private Sector Window help change lives of farmers around the world.

Edition 8 | January 2022
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How smallholder farmers bounced back during the health crisis


When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, GAFSP was able to respond quickly and flexibly to the emerging crisis – providing much needed financing that allowed farmers to design and implement the interventions which worked best for them.
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Le Maillon Manquant


Le Programme Mondial pour l’agriculture et la sécurité alimentaire (GAFSP) : une recette pour atteindre l’objectif faim zéro.

Public Sector Media Contact

Ms. Tammy Mehdi

External Affairs Associate
GAFSP Public Sector
tmehdi@worldbankgroup.org

Based in Washington, D.C.

Private Sector Media Contact

Ms. Daphna Berman

Senior Communications and Outreach Specialist 
GAFSP Private Sector Window
dberman@ifc.org

Based in Washington, D.C.

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