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Knowledge for policy

Supporting policy with scientific evidence

We mobilise people and resources to create, curate, make sense of and use knowledge to inform policymaking across Europe.

Projects and activities | 26 July 2021

Private Sector Financing Programme

Global Food and Nutrition Security

Increasing IFAD’s impact on food security and rural poverty requires moving beyond routine interventions and traditional partners. In recent years official development aid for agriculture has stagnated at around US$10.5 billion per year and is far from answering the funding needs to end hunger. At the same time, in Africa alone 440 million youth will be entering the job market in the next two decades and need opportunities.