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IFAD-BRAC collaboration empowers rural people to build their climate resilience

BY STEVEN JONCKHEERE , NAZIA MOQUEET , JULIE KEDROSKE People in rural areas, especially small-scale farmers, are among those most affected by climate change. The shifting climate has made weather patterns more unpredictable and weather-related events more…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFAD, BRAC
Posted:
23 Apr 2021

Kenya

Digital information service helps small-scale farmers respond to COVID-19

Access to accurate and timely information is crucial for farmers all around the world, and even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many farmers rely on digital services, especially those delivered through platforms accessible via mobile…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFAD
Posted:
06 Apr 2021

Kenya

IFAD-funded water system helps Kenyan students stay safe

Last month, we brought you the story of the Mukurwe-ini Technical Training Institute, a school in Kenya’s Nyeri county whose new roof water harvesting system was improving the lives of the students, staff and nearby residents.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFAD
Posted:
22 Apr 2020

Kenya

Trees of hope

Drought threatens much of East and Southern Africa, putting farmers’ livelihoods at risk. But with IFAD funding, communities in Kenya are growing trees to help safeguard their future. In the Embu district - 130 km northeast of Nairobi…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFAD
Posted:
19 Oct 2017

Kenya

Sorghum - a new hope in dry times

While droughts devastate maize yields in parts of Kenya, IFAD supports farmers to grow more resilient crops, such as short-stemmed sorghum. In Kenya, 2.6 million people have found themselves short of food due to consecutive failed rains…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFAD
Posted:
19 Oct 2017