Blog entries from: IFAD social reporting blog

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August 18 2014

August 13 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Wed Aug 13 2014, 13:03:00

Simone on assignment in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, March 2014.

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August 11 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Mon Aug 11 2014, 10:24:00

The curtains came down on the Sixth South-South Cooperation Workshop in Maputo Mozambique on 8 August 2014.  

In his closing remarks on behalf of IFAD, Mr Cheik Sourang - Strategy and Knowledge Management in IFAD, recognised the presence of his IFAD colleagues:  Sun Yinhong - China, Robson Mutandi - Ethiopia, Haingo Rakotondratsima - Madagascar, and Ahmed Subahi - Sudan. He hoped the workshop was a worthwhile experience for all the participants. He mentioned that triangular south-south cooperation involves the government, private sector, and producers in a public private producer partnership which IFAD is championing. He mentioned that the SSC intervention for IFAD is being championed at three levels: (i) at country level, SSC is being linked to the country level engagement and ...

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August 8 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Fri Aug 8 2014, 05:14:00

"I thought it was just another workshop," said Programme Manager Martin Liywalii, "but in three-and-a-half days we actually made a product, which would otherwise have taken us months!"

IFAD staff and their partners in the field along with farmers from Ethiopia, Swaziland and Zambia have recently taken part in a series of workshops where they produced communications products in the form of articles and short films. Overseen by the Centre for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture (ILEIA), the purpose of the workshops was to distill important lessons from IFAD's work with poor rural farmers in the East and Southern Africa region.

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August 7 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Thu Aug 7 2014, 02:28:00

by Kanayo F. Nwanze and M.S. Swaminathan

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August 5 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Tue Aug 5 2014, 09:49:00

The 6th China-Mozambique-IFAD South-South Cooperation workshop has started in earnest with over 100 participants from 28 countries, at VIP, Hotel Maputo Mozambique. The theme of this workshop is "rural development and poverty reduction".

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From IFAD social reporting blog Tue Aug 5 2014, 04:01:00

By: Marie Clarisse Chanoine

From July 6th to 14th I took part in the Learning Route on Natural Resources Management and Climate Change Adaptation organised in Kenya by PROCASUR. Through peer to peer learning and exchange of experiences, PROCASUR wishes to scale up home-grown innovative solutions to end rural poverty.

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August 2 2014

From IFAD social reporting blog Sat Aug 2 2014, 04:05:00

Statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (@knwanze)

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July 31 2014

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