This policy document sets out 10 core principles to guide International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)’s support for clients in environment and natural resource management (ENRM). The principles include both the core issues to be addressed and suggested approaches. In summary, IFAD will: 1) scale up multiple benefit landscape approaches; 2) strengthen governance of natural assets; 3) promote valuation of the national environment; 4) build smallholder resilience; 5) promote green innovative financing; 6) promote a climate smart IFAD; 7) promote value chains to drive green growth; 8) promote gender and indigenous peoples; 9) promote livelihood diversification; 10) reduce IFAD’s environmental footprint.

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Organization: IFAD

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Finance, Land Use Management, Environment, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Policy Document

Publication date: 2011

Language: Arabic, English, French, Spanish