Farms. Food. Future.

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Latest Episodes

Building Farmers’ Resilience to Cope With COVID19
August 24, 2020

As COVID 19 remains prevalent, our attention is on building farmers’ resilience, specifically in Latin American. We start with a conversation with FAD’s Associate Vice President Donal Brown who shares how COVID 19 is effecting farming communities...

Keeping Farmers in Focus in a COVID 19 World
July 27, 2020

Keeping Farmers in Focus with the latest on the COVID 19 Crisis and how farming communities are coping with the crisis. We spoke to IFAD’s President Gilbert Hongbou. We also took a at the world of livestock farming with Antonio Rotta, to explore...

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...