Farms. Food. Future.

Farms. Food. Future.

Latest Episodes

Connecting Farmers to the Food Systems Summit
August 30, 2021

In this month’s edition we continue to focus on the first ever UN Food Systems Summit and we’ll be hearing from IFAD's President Gilbert Houngbo and hearing the messages for the Summit from farmers li

Food Systems Facing the Future
July 26, 2021

In this episode, we hear from IFAD’s Associate Vice President Donal Brown, who tells us about how IFAD is preparing for the UN’s Food System Summit and gives us updates on the COVID 19 crisis. We then

Food systems: From Farm to Plate
June 28, 2021

In this month's episode, we focus on food systems. Kicking off we have Martin Frick, Deputy Special Envoy for the Food Systems Summit, who tells us what exactly a food system is. We then check in with IFAD’s Associate Vice President Meike van...

Putting Environment at the Heart of Farming
May 31, 2021

In this episode we celebrate World Environment Day. IFAD’s Marie Haga and Jo Puri talk about how IFAD is balancing development and the environment when it comes to development. And then with Africa Climate Week coming up we have innovative tales...

Episode 19 Farming, COVID and Mental Health
April 26, 2021

In this episode, we have the latest from IFAD’s Associate Vice President Donal Brown on how small scale farmers are dealing with the COVID 19 Crisis. Also we talk farmers mental health under the pandemic. Then we see how Geographical Information...

Farmers Working the Resilience Solution to COVID19
March 29, 2021

In this episode we have the latest on small scale farmers dealing with the COVID 19 crisis. USAID’s chief nutritionist talks about how we risk a decade’s progress on food security for children and mothers due to the pandemic. Climate Edge talks...

Women in Leadership
February 22, 2021

In this episode, we celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) as we talk to female leaders working across the board and from across the globe. We get the latest on the COVID 19 crisis more than a year on from Marie Haga, AVP at IFAD. Gender...

New Vision, New Year
January 25, 2021

In this month’s episode we’ll be focusing on indigenous peoples and youth as agents of change in the developing world. Kicking off the New Year Associate Vice President at IFAD Meike Van Ginneken sums up last year’s response to the COVID-19...

New Frontiers in Sustainable Farming
December 23, 2020

In this episode, we say goodbye to a year full of uncertainty and changes, but also adaptation, innovation and improvement. IFAD’s Associate Vice President Donal Brown will give us the latest on IFAD’s response to the pandemic and its expected...

Innovations In Agriculture during COVID-19
November 23, 2020

In this month’s programme we’ll be travelling around the world hearing about new technologies that focus on ensuring food security. But first we hear the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on agriculture in the developing world from...