The Chinese government has launched an access to satellite TV project for 10,000 villages aimed at providing digital TV access to rural communities across Africa.About 1,000 villages in Nigeria wil

This collection aims to provide a reference for policy makers and practitioners working to scale up bioenergy in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. Energy, agriculture, forestry, environment, finance and business experts all seek for solutions to provide energy and also enhance food security, social welfare and environmental sustainability.

More than 14 million adults, and some 4.7 million children in Europe and Central Asia suffer from severe food insecurity - as defined by the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) - the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations said in a report.

Most of the people suffering from hunger around the world live in rural areas and engage in agricultural activity. It is not just a coincidence that they also often lack basic services, such as energy and irrigation provision, due to a lack of infrastructure. This lack of infrastructure is an important reason for their vulnerability to hunger.

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) released its latest report on the transformation of rural areas, renewing its commitment to empower young people in developing countries as agents of change.

A new report on migration launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization urges that policies should not stem or accelerate migration but maximize the contribution of rural migration to economic and social development while minimizing the costs.

Explore how to move from commitments to actions to empower Africa's rural women for Zero Hunger and shared prosperity. Empowering women in agriculture, value chains and trade will accelerate the achievement of the Malabo Commitments and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the International Organization for Migration and the World Food Programme (WFP) launch technical report on the linkages between migration, agriculture, food security and rural development.

A new financial agreement signed Wednesday between International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Government of Republic of Malawi will help more than 437,000 rural households improve t

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