Increase smallholder finance to avert catastrophe — IFAD president

Small farmer agriculture may not have been given the emphasis it deserves in the climate change discourse, but will it get recognition at the Paris climate change conference? IFAD President Kanayo Nwanze tells Devex what we can expect from COP21 negotiations.

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  • Elena L. Pasquini

    Elena Pasquini covers the development work of the European Union as well as various U.N. food and agricultural agencies for Devex News. Based in Rome, she also reports on Italy's aid reforms and attends the European Development Days and other events across Europe. She has interviewed top international development officials, including European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs. Elena has contributed to Italian and international magazines, newspapers and news portals since 1995.