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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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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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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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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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New Seeds for Sustainability

Farmer groups in Bangladesh adapt to climate change with new, high-quality seeds. We aimed to open a new window of technology for farmers, but we wanted to adopt a bottom-up approach. Read the full story to learn more.

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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.

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Insight Series: View from Bhutan

Sangay Dorji is a Senior Agriculture Extension Supervisor with Karmaling Gewog, or community block, with the government of Bhutan. He has been working with the GAFSP-supported FSAPP project, which aims to increase agricultural productivity and enhance market linkages among a target of 52,000 poor people.

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Cultivating a Small-Scale Farming Approach to Improve Food Security

When provided with the right tools and resources, small-scale food producers can respond with remarkable speed and flexibility in times of crisis – a spike in conflict worldwide and the COVID-19 crisis have shown that. Five years after successfully testing the MMI, GAFSP is now funding small-scale food producers directly through the producer organizations that represent them.

Public Sector Contact

Ms. Clare Murphy-McGreevey

External Affairs Officer
cmurphymcgreevey@worldbank.org

Based in Washington, D.C.

Private Sector Contact

Ms. Daphna Berman

Senior Communications and Outreach Specialist 
dberman@ifc.org

Based in Washington, D.C.