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Many IFAD project beneficiaries live on ecologically fragile land without access to financing and infrastructure that would allow them to withstand the impact of climate change.

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IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT
Our concerted effort for agricultural development; Along with the stories, hopes and experiences of farmers IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT Kaushal Shrestha    The first IFAD Nepal Knowledge Event was held on a rainy October 13 afternoon, in Kathmandu, in the presence of almost 100 participants, including Mr. Jaya Mukunda Khanal, respected Secretary at...
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Hidden Stories of the Hidden Himalayas
ECS Nepal | , March 2013 Humla? Do you know it is the most rural part of Nepal? Humla? 2900 meters above sea level! You are going to freeze to death! Humla? Make sure you pack loads of food! People are starving there and you might as well. Humla? Now you’ll see the “real” Nepal! Humla? I just read news about salt shortage there. With all these warnings,...
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$100 million of climate smart smallholder #agriculture for Vietnam #CBA6
This afternoon at the 6th Global Community-Based Adaptation conference in Hanoi, Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and IFAD shared their experience in making IFAD’s 2012-2017 strategic planning document for Vietnam climate smart. (these documents at IFAD are known as “Results Based Country Strategic Opportunities Programmes” or COSOPs ). IFAD’s portfolio in...
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Co-adaptation includes rewards for environmental services
A new book from the World Agroforestry Centre, titled, How trees and people can co-adapt to climate change: reducing vulnerability in multifunctional landscapes , was released just in time for the 17 th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , which was held in Durban, South Africa, 28 November to 9 December 2011. Edited by an...
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Developing Pro-poor Agricultural Value Chains
Are you working on Pro-poor Agricultural Value Chains?  Then you might want to hear what people are saying in India on the Solution Exchange.  The Solution Exchange is a UN-sponsored online space where development professionals with similar interests connect to share knowledge. It started in India, where the value chain discussion is going on within the Food and Nutrition...
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