International Fund for Agricultural Development


  • Type International
  • Date of accreditation 14 Oct 2016

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is an international organization whose objective of to improve agricultural development and livelihoods in developing countries. Its projects and programmes are carried out in remote and environmentally fragile locations, including least developed countries and small island developing States. The IFAD assists vulnerable groups such as smallholder farmers, pastoralists, foresters, fishers and small-scale entrepreneurs in rural areas by providing, among others, access to weather information, disaster preparedness, social learning and technology transfer that enables farmers to feed growing populations and increase the climate resilience of rural farming systems.

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending




Inclusive Green Financing for Climate Resilient and Low Emission Smallholder Agriculture



Resilient Rural Belize (Be-Resilient)

News & Stories

GCF-IFAD agreement will help agricultural communities adapt to climate change

24 Sep 2018 / A key agreement signed today between GCF and IFAD will help pioneer new land-based pathways of climate action.


Ms. Margarita Astralaga
Director, Environment and Climate Division
Via Paolo di Dono 44, Rome, Italy
Phone +39 06 5459 2151
Ms. Liza Leclerc
Lead Technical Specialist