Farms. Food. Future.

Farms. Food. Future.

Latest Episodes

Young People In Agriculture Before, During, And Post COVID-19
June 22, 2020

How is IFAD helping young farmers cope with the COVID-19 crisis and build resilience for the future? This month we will hear from IFAD's Associate Vice President, Paul Winters, on this topic and more. Rahul Antao, from IFAD's youth team, will tell us...

Balancing The Pandemic, Biodiversity And Farming
May 25, 2020

We have news on how farmers in the developing world are dealing with the COVID 19 crisis from IFAD’s Marie Haga. Also IFAD’s UN Goodwill Ambassadors actors Idris and Sabrina Elba talk to us about why they support IFAD and its recently launched...

Investing In Food During Coronavirus
April 27, 2020

Foods and Forests

Dealing with the Covid-19 Crisis
April 01, 2020

We’re coming to you ahead of schedule with an extra edition to give you an important update from IFAD’s President Gilbert Houngbo on the impacts of corona virus on IFAD’s work with farmers in developing countries, and what we’re putting in...

Indigenous Peoples in the Farming Front Seat
March 23, 2020

With the 19th UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues taking place in New York in April we focus on Indigenous Peoples issues around agriculture. Talking to us is Mattea Galletti, IFAD’s lead technical specialist on indigenous peoples’ issues,...

Women Powering the Farming Future
February 24, 2020

It’s International Women’s Day and we speak to IFAD’s lead on gender and social inclusion Ndaya Beltchika. Also we have news from partner projects working on the frontline for women’s rights in Uganda and India. After that we’ll be putting...

Keeping Farming Real
January 27, 2020

In this month’s programme we look at one of the most pressing issues facing farming today – that of youth and what’s being done to offer interesting and viable options for life on the farm for young people in developing countries . We have...

Action on Climate for Farmers
December 23, 2019

In this month’s bumper edition of Farms. Food. Future. presented by Brian Thomson we’ve been all over the UNFCCC COP25 Climate Conference in Madrid. We have news from farmers in South Africa, on biodiversity and agriculture in South America, we...

Farmers On The Climate Front Line
November 25, 2019

Find out about the upcoming climate conference in Madrid and why it's important for farmers. We hear from Malawi where women are leading the way to create a thriving farm sector against the backdrop of increasingly severe weather and drought. Over in...

It's all about Farms. Food. Future.
November 25, 2019

Every month we’re asking you to pull up a chair, sit down and tune in as show host Brian Thomson chats about the the challenges smallholder farmers in developing countries are facing around food security. Farms. Food. Future. is brought to you by...