Farms. Food. Future.

Farms. Food. Future.

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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...

Recovering. Rebuilding. Resilience. under COVID19
October 26, 2020

In this month’s programme we get the latest on the COVID 19 Crisis from IFAD’s Associate Vice President Donal Brown. News on nutrition from Laos and a report on getting youth right in development. We also talk to a leading light of the...

Building Back Better - Investing In Farming Under Covid-19
September 28, 2020

In this month’s programme, we hear from IFAD's Associate Vice President Marie Haga about how vital it is under COVID-19 for governments to invest in rural communities in developing countries. Also we talk to coffee giant Lavazza about how coffee...

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,...