Building risk profiles can help countries recover from disasters
Can Africa’s most important adaptation efforts learn from each other, improve the quality of adaptation on the continent and find ways to build long-term expertise?
Fruit tree nurseries bring grafting – a planting technique – to drought-stricken areas
Solar-powered cold storage and biological pest control are helping protect Kenya's mangoes from climate change
An organic farming programme allows Nepalese farmers to boost their income and rebuild their homes
Kenyan farmers are turning to seed propagation, whereby seeds are grown in a greenhouse before the farmers transplant the seedlings at home.
Gilbert Houngbo, who served as Prime Minister of Togo from 2008 to 2012, was appointed as president of IFAD on Tuesday evening
The tiny Himalayan state of Sikkim has been declared 100 percent organic, but farmers need help to transport and sell their produce
With millions of people pouring into East Asia's cities each year, resources are strained and disaster risks are rising
This paper aims to provide an analysis of economic resilience at the national level, presenting broad changes in resilience to climate extremes over a 42 year period.
A series of briefings assess evidence from Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia on how large-scale national social protection programmes contribute to resilience.
A savings and loans group allows Ethiopian women to create and develop their own business
By running businesses and diversifying their income, group members are reducing their vulnerability to climate shocks
Find out how social protection can be a key instrument to help reduce poverty and vulnerability and deal with climate shocks and natural disasters.
How to build a system capable of responding in a flexible way to different kind of shocks?
The Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017 is an exclusive platform uniting regional and global expertise and offering a unique opportunity for cross-sector engagement between UN and government agencies...
ALFA2017 aims to help Africa’s most important adaptation efforts learn from each other, improve the quality of adaptation on the continent and find ways to build long-term expertise