In one 48-hour period earlier this year, 110 people perished because of famine. The devastating loss of lives is one too many.

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Five years ago a group of 22 participants from 6 countries (#Sudan, #Somalia, #Madagascar, #Ethiopia, the #USA and #Europe) gathered to learn about access to markets and to identify value chain upgrading opportunities in the livestock sector. They did this through the Learning Route: Innovative Livestock Marketing from Northern to Eastern Africa. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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A five years innovation journey bears fruit. The Tamboul Slaughterhouse Innovation Plan in Sudan.

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It's time for our Friday #Quiz! Can you identify what's in the photo?
It's time for our Friday Quiz Can you identify what's in the photo
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Last week the #IFAD-supported Paulo Freire Project injected another R$ 5.8 million of funding into its efforts to alleviate poverty and help small farmers in Brazil's Ceará State, according to Governor Camilo Santana. The Paulo Freire Project is the result of a loan from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (#IFAD) to the State of Ceará, Brazil. The initiative aims to reduce...
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Last week the IFADsupported Paulo Freire Project injected another R 58 million
#IFADsuggestedread - Inadequate rights for #indigenous and #rural women are jeopardising #forests and common lands across the globe as demand for #land and resources grows, underlining the urgent need for legal reforms,
IFADsuggestedread Inadequate rights for indigenous and rural women are jeopardis

Unequal rights for indigenous, rural women endanger forest lands - researchers

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Twenty million children, women and men are at risk of famine in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. By July, more than 5.5 million people will be without a reliable source of food.

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Twenty million children women and men are at risk of famine in
The mythical peasant: In times of high climatic and economic volatility, it is very important to regain a perspective on the peasants' understanding, their way of life and their role in development. Failing to do so means continuing to insist on an incomplete narrative that ignores or hides the reality of an important side of Latin America: poor, rural and very unequal. ​[ Bit.ly Link ] #IFAD
The mythical peasant In times of high climatic and economic volatility it

The mythical peasant

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#ifadsuggestedread: A #shortage of #homes for sale has bedeviled U.S. #house #hunters in recent years, so why don’t #builders build more? One problem is that they’re running out of lots to build on.
ifadsuggestedread A shortage of homes for sale has bedeviled US house hunters

America’s Cities Are Running Out of Room

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#ifadsuggestedread: Inspired by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In effort, the Climate Visuals portal showcases a diverse range of #climate #change #photographs drawn from stock #photo #agencies.
ifadsuggestedread Inspired by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandbergs Lean In effort

Time to ditch the polar bears? Climate change looks for a new image

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Happy International Day for Biological Diversity! #IFAD has long worked to support biodiversity and harness biodiversity benefits for poor rural women and men. How is #biodiversity related to better rural livelihoods? [ Bit.ly Link ] #IDB2017
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Q&A on biodiversity for better rural livelihoods.

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IFAD Régional Implementation Workshop opening ceremony in Kampala
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IFAD and East and Southern Africa Farmers Organizations come together in Kampala prior to Regional Implementation Workshop to discuss how they can work better at national and regional levels: 40 participants - 28 Farmers Organizations from 12 countries in ESA Region - Kampala 21-22 May 2017
IFAD and East and Southern Africa Farmers Organizations come together in Kampala
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Ines Terodoro dos Santos, 17, and Maria Delina de Jesus, 53, from the indigenous Kiriri tribe, make a traditional handwoven hammock at the Artesanato de Produção de Redes...
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It's time for our Friday #Quiz! Can you identify this food ?
It's time for our Friday Quiz Can you identify this food
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#ifadsuggestedread: #Scientists have worked urgently to save #endangered #species since the plight of many of the world's #animals first exploded into the public consciousness in the 1970s. These efforts have saved hundreds of species from #extinction but those success stories have been the exception rather than the rule.
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Here's What to Know on Endangered Species Day

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#ifadsuggestedread: The billionaire #philanthropist has made a career out of predicting what will happen in matters of #computing, #public #health, and the #environment.
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Bill Gates is pretty good at predicting the future. This is what he thinks will happen next

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El Director Regional para América Latina y el Caribe del Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA), Joaquín Lozano, se reunió este lunes en La Paz con el Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, Fernando Huanacuni Mamani. En la reunión participaron también la Viceministra de la misma cartera, Guadalupe Palomeque, y el Gerente del Programa del FIDA en...
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#ifadsuggestedread:Belo Horizonte in Brazil and Ede in the Netherland both have become #leaders in trying to tackle a growing challenge for the world's cities - providing a reliable #supply of #nutritious #food to residents.
ifadsuggestedreadBelo Horizonte in Brazil and Ede in the Netherland both have become

No set menu to feed cities' growing appetite

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