Tag: sustainability

From the Field: Emilia Means Business!

Following the success of our Building Foundations for Female Entrepreneurs series, we asked others to share their stories. Shortly after, we received this piece from one of our colleagues in the field. The following example and others like it illuminate the various obstacles and accomplishments surrounding female entrepreneurs in developing countries. Feel free to share your stories with us on…

#WaterIs…Food for the World

In recognition of World Water Day this Sunday, March 22, learn how IFDC is promoting sustainable water usage.

Réflexion sur les jalons atteints en quatre décennies

Il est de coutume que l’atteinte d’une étape importante évoque en nous le désir d’évaluer les succès passes et de nous tourner vers des projets futurs tout aussi significatifs. Tel est le cas alors que je me penche sur les 40 années de services rendus par l’IFDC, dans le souci d’atteindre la sécurité alimentaire mondiale tout en améliorant les conditions…

Reflecting on Our Four-Decade Milestone

Traditionally, reaching a historical landmark evokes a desire to examine the successes of one’s past and causes one to look forward to equally meaningful endeavors in the future. Such is the case as I look back over IFDC’s 40 years of service in efforts to achieve global food security while enhancing the lives of billions of smallholder farmers. Upon its…

And The Winner Is…

The Canadian Co-operative Association! This photo of a new irrigation system in the Amhara region of Ethiopia is the winner of our Sustainability Photo Contest. The contest was IFDC’s contribution to Devex’s #FeedingDev Digital Rally. Co-operative members built the irrigation system as part of the Canadian Co-operative Association’s “Climate Resilience and Co-ops in Ethiopia” project. The system enables farmers’ crops…

Sustainability Photo Contest

Feeding Development is an online conversation taking place throughout July to reimagine solutions for a food-secure future. As part of Devex’s #FeedingDev Digital Rally, IFDC is launching a sustainability photo contest on July 21. Share photos that demonstrate a sustainable or climate-smart farming technique or innovation. OR share photos demonstrating sustainability in everyday life. The winning photo could appear in…

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