Farms. Food. Future.

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Latest Episodes

Good Nutrition Better Lives - Focus on Africa
July 25, 2022

In Africa, just under 800 million people are facing food insecurity. And that situation is made worse by a triple crisis - COVID-19, climate change and conflict. In this podcast our team in Nairobi, D

Building Resilience in a Time of Famine
June 27, 2022

20 million people in the Horn of Africa are at risk of starvation, largely due to a four year drought which has created the driest conditions in the area in forty years. Dr. Joseph Awange and IFAD’s S

Insects as Food and Feed
May 30, 2022

This month's episode focuses on the use of insects as food for humans and feed for livestock. Dr. Eric Smaling from Wageningen University provides a global perspective on increasing the impact of edib

Closing The Social Justice Gap
April 25, 2022

This month we focus on the issue of social justice for rural communities. We talk to IFAD’s Associate Vice President Jo Puri about the problem of growing social inequality. Wageningen University's Pro

Putting Nature at the Heart of Farming
March 28, 2022

In this month’s edition we focus on biodiversity and agriculture. As the CBD COP15 takes place in China we're talking about a new biodiversity strategy – putting sustainable agriculture at the heart o

Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow
February 21, 2022

In this month’s edition we’ll be focusing on International Women’s Day 2022. We’ll be talking to the IFAD gender and social inclusion lead Ndaya Beltchika. Also we have news from projects that won the

What's in Store for Food Security and Farming in 2022
January 24, 2022

Three big things for 2022 in the world of food security and agricultural development - we'll be finding out all about that with IFAD’s Associate Vice President Dr Jo Puri. Also we check in on how the

Innovating Agriculture Into the Future
December 20, 2021

In our end of year edition we’re focusing on all things innovative in the world of agriculture with agro-preneurs from Australia, Africa and Asia. We're talking to the people at Nurture Farm who are h

Expanding the Blue Economy in East and Southern Africa
November 22, 2021

In this month’s edition we focus on the blue economy in East and Southern Africa and potential opportunities and the challenges for government, the private sector and small-scale producers. Speaking t

Adapt Now - climate change and small scale farmers
October 25, 2021

In this month’s edition we focus on climate change and farming, talking with Simon Wilson of the Green Climate Fund. IFAD’s Jyotsna Puri will be telling us about ASAP+ as we approach the UN Climate Su