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Going Organic in the Cook Islands
On a visit to the Cook Islands in October 2015, while in Rarotonga, I had the opportunity to join our colleague Stephen Hazelman, Organic Systems Extension Officer, from The Pacific Organic and Ethical Trade Community (POETCom), and Teava Iro, founder of the Tikitaveka Growers Association, a local NGO implementing the three-year IFAD project, Capacity-Building for Resilient Agriculture...
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From Hopeless to Hopeful
The Story of Hamar Gul Hamar Gul, her husband Mohammed Esa, and their five young children were poor but were content and coping with the income of Mohammed, who was a stone miner in Badakhshan. One fateful day three years ago, Mohammed said goodbye to his wife and kids with a smile before heading off to his day job. An expert at stone extraction, Mohammed was hammering out a stone...
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Overcoming tragedy upon tragedy: A widow finds the means to care for her orphaned grandchildren
THE STORY OF HAFIZA  First, Hafiza lost her husband to a fatal illness. Not long after the tragedy of his passing, her widow daughter died leaving Hafiza the responsibility of earning a living to bring up her own grandchildren. Her situation was dire, but thanks to TUP, she now has a regular source of income. After her husband Amruddin was diagnosed with a fatal disease, Hafiza...
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IFAD Philippines convenes 7th ACPoR
The International Fund for Agricultural Development-Philippines (IFAD-PH) is currently conducting its 7th Annual Country Programme Review (ACPoR) hosted by the Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project (INREMP) at Bohol Plaza Resort, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines. The activity involves six (6) grant, three (3) loan and two (2) upcoming Projects/Programmes (Converge...
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IFAD potential involvement in the Working Group on Environment in the Greater Mekong Region: scope and added value
On May 24-25, we attended the 17 th Annual Meeting of the Great Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Working Group on Environment (WGE) in Siem Reap, Cambodia, during which the Core Environment Program 2012-2016 for the Sub-region was discussed. While IFAD has been participating to the Working Group on Agriculture for several years, this was the first time that our organization has been invited to...
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