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Pass on the Gift Policy
Dairy Goat project is a sub-component under RMLSP.  The project objective is to provide poor rural households, especially women, with the skills, knowledge and initial inputs they require in order to engage in profitable dairy goat and forage production to increase their income and improve the nutritional status of their families. The programme focuses on disseminating technological...
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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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Impact evaluation of microfinance
  Yesterday I went to a seminar at the London International Development Centre (part of the University of London) entitled “Microfinance – a Comprehensive Evaluation” at which David Roodman, of the Centre for Global Development in Washington DC  described the work embodied in his recently published book “Due Diligence”.  He concluded that the impacts of microcredit in terms of...
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“When you have common objectives, you can shake hands” ... from the Farmers Forum
It was great to be in the room yesterday afternoon, when representatives of farmers’ organizations from Asia and the Pacific held their regional working group session with IFAD colleagues as part of the fourth global Farmers’ Forum.   During the three-hour session, participants had the opportunity to: Assess results of the Mid-Term Cooperation Programme (MTCP) with...
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Observations on Gender Sensitive Training Planning and Delivery
In December 2011, APMAS conducted a training workshop on "Training Delivery Skills” in Bangkok. The workshop was offered to professional trainers, service providers and IFAD staffs who conduct trainings in their jobs, in order to improve their training planning and delivery skills. The workshop offered a unique and effective approach of learning by doing. Participants were asked to prepare a 20...
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