IFAD - A year in review: Nurturing resilient rural communities in a time of change

29 December 2020 |

2020 has been a tumultuous year. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone across the world – and meanwhile, the other challenges faced by rural people across the globe haven’t gone away. Climate and environmental shocks continue to threaten food supplies and livelihoods. In Africa, locusts are still ravaging crops. The number of people living in extreme poverty is expected to rise this year for the first time in two decades. All of this makes recovery from the pandemic even more precarious.

As we reflect on the year, let’s look at how IFAD and rural communities responded to the COVID-19 crisis and what we’ve learned for the coming year.

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