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.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Cambodian Agriculture Cooperative Corporation (CACC) are launching a new project targeting smallholder farmers in the country’s north-eastern province.
Recognizing their power to transform rural communities, FAO and GAFSP have been working with farmers' organizations in Bangladesh for many years.
The agricultural sector is uniquely positioned to deliver triple wins for communities, supporting them to boost productivity and income generation, build resilience to the impacts of climate change, and reduce emissions through climate-smart farming.
James Catto, Director of International Development Policy at the United States Department of the Treasury spoke recently about the future of climate-smart agriculture, the challenges facing the international development community, and why he’s excited to join GAFSP as the newly appointed Chair of the Donor Committee.
"The introduction of the software is part of the digital revolution that will help to accelerate increased efficiencies in the agricultural sector in Bangladesh, boosting productivity and profits."
“I learned not to shy away from ideas that will improve the status of my family,” Seraphine Uwitonze said. “I never thought I was capable and now I know that I am.”