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Latest Episodes

Investing in a Climate-Resilient Future
November 28, 2023

COP28 is just around the corner our 50th episode focuses on small-scale farmers and their resilience in the face of climate change. Discover how the Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP) strengthens rural communities. Jahan-Zeb Chowdhu

Harvesting Equality in Rural Households
October 30, 2023

Rural women are at the heart of the agricultural world. Yet many inequalities persist. Tshering Choden explains how IFAD is actively combatting these existing inequalities. On this note, Philippe Remy

Counting the Cost of Malnutrition
September 25, 2023

In this episode, were tackling malnutrition. In the spotlight we have an intriguing report on obesity in developing countries. Then we speak to IFAD's Lead Technical Specialist on Nutrition, Joyce Njoro, about the factors driving food inflation and its i

Future Proofing Farming for Youth
August 28, 2023

The future of farming lies with young farmers and rural youth. But how do we go about engaging young people in agriculture to enhance productivity and empower individuals. That's the question we want

Rocking Remittances for Rural Development
July 31, 2023

This month we take a deep dive on the issue of remittances and how money sent home can be a force for good in rural development. We talk to IFADs Financing Facility for Remittances Pedro de Vasconcelos. Also Bibiana Vasquez speaks to regional work on rem

Saving SIDS' Food Security from Climate Impacts
June 19, 2023

In this podcast we are looking at Small Island Developing States (SIDS), food security and climate change. We talk to IFAD climate specialist Oliver Page, and we also hear from IFAD projects working w

Working with Water Scarcity
May 29, 2023

Were turning the spotlight on the Near East and North Africa to look at one of the major issues facing the region water scarcity. With the UNs climate summit later this year COP28 taking place in the United Arab Emirates water scarcity and food

Bigging-Up Biodiversity
April 24, 2023

Were getting in the biodiversity groove ahead of International Biodiversity Day on May 22nd. We speak exclusively to the acting Executive Secretary of the UNs Convention on Biological Diversity, David Cooper. Then well be hearing from IFADs lead on bi

Innovating for a sustainable farming future
March 27, 2023

This months edition of Farms.Food.Future. is all about innovation. Donal Brown talks about how IFAD is innovating in projects around the world. This month, we're also featuring some amazing game-changers in the industry. First we have Mai Ann Healy from

Bridging the Digital Gender Gap
February 27, 2023

In this podcast we look at International Womens Day 2023, which explores the impact of the digital gender gap, speaking to IFAD's Ndaya Beltchika. We also talk to ecommerce professional, Shelley Buri