Soil fertility management not only prevents land degradation, it boosts profits—so why are many African farmers reluctant to adopt it?
Research in Uganda shows certfication schemes have education and gender equity benefits, but results vary considerably by program.
Participants at an IFPRI policy seminar on how rural areas can be engines for development, boosting food security and living standards.
With Malawi soon to release its National Resilience Strategy, stakeholders explore how to overcome malnutrition and other food system vulnerabilities.
New research suggests that integrating agriculture into reforestation projects could have substantial benefits for global food security.
Joachim von Braun of the University of Bonn Center for Development Research (ZEF) on a major emerging force in sustainable development.
A new research portal tracks women's representation in agricultural research in Africa country-by-country.
Former IFAD President Kanayo F. Nwanze's A Bucket Of Water: Reflections on Sustainable Rural Development explores the struggles and victories of smallholder farmers.
The benefits of women's land rights offer a promising path for poverty programs and for future research.
The rising use of smartphones holds promise in making crop insurance more accessible to farmers.