GAFSP’s projects focus on solutions that support smallholder farmers, countries and agribusinesses to proactively adapt to changing circumstances right away, through access to climate-resilient, drought-resistant seed varieties, or more efficient intercropping methods.
This publication contains stories from rural Laos, documenting strategies, techniques, and practices used by rural small-scale farmers. It highlights how they play a crucial role in improving nutrition security and fighting malnutrition among women and children.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program successfully concluded its Seventh Call for Proposals, announcing new funding of $33.93 million for 15 Producer Organizations in thirteen low-income countries.
Here are three ways that the Global Agriculture Food Security Program (GAFSP) can help.
This expansive culinary guide features voices from smallholder farmers supported by IFAD and GAFSP-funded projects. Featuring over 30 recipes—from rice and soup to meat and vegetables—this book showcases the diverse dishes and ingredients across the country, along with the unique regional specialties.
A World Bank project strengthened the institutional capacity of Haiti’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development by accessing technologies to increase not only agricultural productivity and production but also improved livelihoods and resilience.
IFAD, GAFSP and WFP Announce Partnership to Support Bhutan’s Transition to Commercially Oriented Agroecological Farming
“Bhutan’s inadequate rural infrastructure leaves communities isolated, holds back food value chain development, contributes to post-harvest food losses, and is associated with poverty and poor nutrition,” said Roshan Cooke, IFAD Country Director for Bhutan.
The compounding crises disrupting food systems demand action: we must scale up investments that improve the resilience of food systems in the world’s poorest and most vulnerable countries.
For World Food Safety Day, explore the impacts of the GAFSP-funded the Gambia Agriculture and Food Security Project, linking smallholder farmers producing nutritious food to supply local markets.
To boost rice production and enhance food security in Senegal, IFC has announced a partnership with agCelerant and Bank of Africa to help smallholder farmers and small businesses in Senegal's rice value chain more easily access financing for growth.
The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program is a multilateral financing platform dedicated to improving food and nutrition security worldwide. Learn more about our value-add and what makes us the partner of choice.
From conflict to climate change, communities across Africa are fighting crises on multiple fronts. And now, amid rising global costs, low growth projections and rising insecurity, these crises are set to deepen.