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International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
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International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
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Mr. Zachary Bleicher
IFAD New York Office
Documents & Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is listed as a partner in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform.
Joint Programme on gender equality and women empowerment - Rural women economic empowerment component

In Ethiopia rural women lag behind in access to land property, economic opportunities, and financial assets. Women farmers perform up to 75% of farm labor but hold only 18.7% of the agricultural land in the country. The SDG-F has been working in the regions of Oromo and Afar and using a multifaceted approach to generate gender-sensitive agricultural extension services, support the creation of cooperatives, promote the expansion of women-owned agribusiness and increase rural women’s participation in rural producer associations, financial cooperatives and unions.

UN Agencies: UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP National partners: Government Ministries, Ethiopia Agricultural Research Institute, regional micro-finance institutes
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals

Compact2025 is an initiative for ending hunger and undernutrition by 2025. It brings stakeholders together to set priorities, innovate and learn, fine-tune actions, build on successes, and synthesize sharable lessons to accelerate progress.Compact2025- helps countries bring together sectors involved in food security and nutrition, build capacity, craft strategies, experiment with programs and policies, and make rapid progress; - creates a Knowledge and Innovation Hub to provide policymakers and practitioners with pragmatic, evidence-based guidance on scaling up successes to end hunger and und...[more]

PARTNERS: European Commission, Helen Keller International, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, International Fund for Agricultural Development, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, UPL Limited, World Food Programme
Sustainable Development Goals
Organic Islands: Growing Our Future

Organic agriculture has a significant contribution to make towards sustainable development of small island developing states due to its environment and climate friendly production systems, its suitability for small holders and its adaptation to local conditions. The entire organic system is based on participation and necessary public-private partnerships, whereby smallholders are integrated into markets. Further, the diversity of food cultures, traditional knowledge and nutritional security are safeguarded by organic agriculture. The Partnership will:-improve local and regional food and nutri...[more]

Regional: SPC, Pacific Island Farmers Organisation network, USP, Pacific High Level Organics Group (PHLOG) Cook Islands- Titikaveka Growers Association Fiji- Fiji Organic Association, Teitei Taveuni French Polynesia - Eden Parc, BioFetia Kiribati: K-Organic Producers, Kiribati Organic Farmers Association, Department of Agriculture and Livestock Niue: Niue Island Organic Farmers Association ...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals