About 3.2 billion people overall live in agricultural areas with high to very high water shortages or scarcity of which 1.2 billion people – roughly one-sixth of the world’s population – live in severely water constrained agricultural areas.

There Can Be No Food Security Without Water Security

By IFAD Published March 29, 2023 International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) of the United Nations calls for accelerated investments to help small-scale farmers in developing countries access and manage increasingly scarce water resources in the face of a changing climate and extreme weather events. RELATED: African Development Bank Lends…

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Gilbert F Houngbo, President of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD),

Agri-Business Capital Fund for Rural SMEs Set Up

By Abdi Ali Published May 2, 2020 A United Nations agency says it has set up a blended capital impact fund to help small-scale farmers and micro-, small and medium size rural enterprises in developing countries create jobs and increase incomes. RELATED: Cross-Border Campaign Needed to Combat Locust Upsurge in…

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