Blog entries from: IFAD social reporting blog

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April 24 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Thu Apr 24 2014, 03:34:00

Warren Evans, world renowned expert on climate finance and a former head of the World Bank's Environment Division, told an audience at IFAD that priorities are shifting on climate action.

The main themes of his talk were; shifting priorities, current levels of climate finance, key sources of climate finance, innovative finance and reaching an international agreement. Evans spoke about how it is now impossible to delink climate finance and development finance.

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April 17 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Thu Apr 17 2014, 08:10:00

By Ilaria Firmian

I have recently returned from " Parkland Trees and Livelihoods: Adaptation to Climate Change in the West African Sahel " project completion workshop in Burkina Faso.

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April 16 2014

April 15 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Tue Apr 15 2014, 04:52:00

Written by Marie Clarisse Chanoine

In December 2012, 10 vulnerable households (seven widowed and one orphan headed households), received flexi-biogas systems which provided them with enough gas to cook the main meal each day and having enough hot water for tea. This was a pilot phase of the IFAD-KWAMP launched in Kirehe district, Eastern Province of Rwanda.

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April 10 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Thu Apr 10 2014, 04:58:00

Stakeholders gather to discuss RFSP impact and completion reports

In Kampala, Uganda, Friday 4 April was a very brightly sunny morning. IFAD and Government of Uganda, together with key partners and stakeholders have gathered for a workshop to discuss the closure reports of RFSP. The invitations said 8:15 am and the chief guest, the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury in the Ministry of Finance, Mr Patrick Ocailap was at the venue, ready to open the workshop at 8:30am! Invited participants quickly took their seats as they walked in one by one to the rare surprise of a chief guest already in his seat!

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April 9 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Wed Apr 9 2014, 03:10:00

By Harold Liversage, regional land advisor, and Steven Jonckheere, land and natural resources associate for IFAD in East and Southern Africa

Over 40% of the Mozambican population lives in the coastal zone and are reliant on this zone for their livelihoods. Artisanal fishing is central to the livelihoods of most poor rural coastal communities. Most of these communities are small, isolated, poor and semi-subsistence in nature and generally combine fishing and fish marketing with subsistence agriculture. Some are seasonal, but the majority are permanent communities. Artisanal fishers include both those who mainly fish for subsistence purposes and those who link to markets. Men are mainly involved in fishing and women in gathering molluscs and bivalves but also in crop, mainly subsistence, ...

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April 4 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Fri Apr 4 2014, 07:37:00

Written by Jim Smyle and Sunae Kim, edited for the blog by Ricci Symons and Brian Johnstone Dominic

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April 3 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Thu Apr 3 2014, 03:29:00

Want to find out how to assess and address the various dimensions of rural poverty? Interested in knowing how to map rural poverty and measure the impact of rural development projects?

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