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17 November 2021
South-Eastern Asia
Philippines

MANILA – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is hoping its proposed budget for 2022 for its land titling project will be restored during the bicameral committee deliberation of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

20 October 2021
Asia
Vietnam

The Information Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development (AGROINFO) of the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development in Viet Nam examined in 2019-2021 how to mainstream and apply the VGGT principles and good practices in the process of amending the 2013 La

Porters carry sacks of maize at Nansio port in Ukerewe island.
12 September 2021
Tanzania

Tanzania is East Africa’s food forte. That is how it was seen during the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2021 Summit in Nairobi held between 7-10 September, which sought to highlight pathways to recovery and a resilient food systems.

Photo by africa business communities
15 July 2021
Angola

Angola and IFAD to promote sustainable agriculture and boost food security in the face of climate change

Uluguru Spice Project changing lives of smallholder spice farmers
11 May 2021
Tanzania

SPICE farmers in Ulugulu Mountains are earning windfall profits thanks to a project which has
introduced them to modern agriculture practices and use of hybrid seeds

Agriculture minister Vincent Ssempijja launches the palm oil project. Photo | Shabibah Nakirigya
15 May 2021
Uganda

The private sector has been commended for their contribution to import substitution through the escalation of the growing of oil palm.

A herd of cattle after destroying a local resident’s maize plantation
23 June 2021
Uganda

Kiryandongo – Uganda – As natives continue to resist illegal evictions, multinational companies opt to hire livestock as a new tactic to forcefully evict smallholder farmers from their land.

11 May 2021
Cameroon

Front Line Defenders strongly condemns the systematic targeting and continued attacks against human rights defender Elvis Brown Luma Mukuna. The recent attacks against the human rights defender appear to be part of a pattern of reprisals for his legitimate and peaceful work in defence of human rights.

Vietnamese Mother, Son Draw Eight-Year Prison Terms for Land-Rights Activism
17 May 2021
Vietnam

A court in northern Vietnam’s Hoa Binh province on Wednesday sentenced land-rights activist Can Thi Theu and her son Trinh Ba Tu to eight years in prison each for posting online articles and livestream videos criticizing the government for its handling of a deadly land-rights clash last year.

More sustainable cocoa with the Asase project in Ghana
21 January 2021
Ghana

This month, public sector, private sector and civil society organization partners jointly launched the Accessible Soils And Sustainable Environments (ASASE) project in Ghana.

New IFAD fund launched to help prevent rural food crisis in wake of COVID-19
20 April 2020
Global

Rome, 20 April 2020 - With the COVID-19 pandemic and economic slowdown threatening the lives and livelihoods of the world’s most vulnerable people, the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today committed US$40 million, and launched an urgent appeal for additional funds, to support farmers and rural communities to continue growing and selling food.

16 April 2020
Asia

Land rights as human rights is facing new challenges in the time of COVID-19 and securing land rights mean resilience for rural communities in Asia in the face of the pandemic.

 

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