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Farms. Food. Future.

Farms. Food. Future. looks at the big issues facing farmers in the developing world and what needs to be done to wipe out global hunger while dealing with the climate Crisis. It’s brought to you by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development and presented by Brian Thomson.

Apr 25, 2022

This month we focus on the issue of social justice for rural communities. We talk to IFAD’s Associate Vice President Jo Puri about the problem of growing social inequality. Wageningen University's Professor Ken Giller looks at how food systems can be transformed for rural prosperity. And then Food For Soul's...


Mar 28, 2022

In this month’s edition we focus on biodiversity and agriculture. As the CBD COP15 takes place in China we're talking about a new biodiversity strategy – putting sustainable agriculture at the heart of IFAD’s operations. Also we’ll be hearing from IFAD projects that mainstream biodiversity conservation in Haiti,...


Feb 21, 2022

In this month’s edition we’ll be focusing on International Women’s Day 2022. We’ll be talking to the IFAD gender and social inclusion lead Ndaya Beltchika. Also we have news from projects that won the IFAD Gender Awards with reports from Tunisia, Nigeria, Kenya, Nicaragua and the Philippines. And we’ll also be...


Jan 24, 2022

Three big things for 2022 in the world of food security and agricultural development - we'll be finding out all about that with IFAD’s Associate Vice President Dr Jo Puri. Also we check in on how the UN Decade of Family Farming is doing as it approaches it's third birthday. Plus fish farming in Zambia and Uganda.

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Dec 20, 2021

In our end of year edition we’re focusing on all things innovative in the world of agriculture with agro-preneurs from Australia, Africa and Asia. We're talking to the people at Nurture Farm who are helping small scale farmers access the right information at the right time. We’re finding out how Eden...