Sustainable Crop Production

IFC helps agribusiness companies grow their business by positively impacting the wellbeing of local communities and the environment. IFC provides technical advisory services along the entire value chain, making it possible to mitigate risks related to climate change, soil, water, agronomic practices, and human nutrition. Our solutions, which reach large-scale and medium-sized farming operations, as well as smallholder farmers, promote environmentally sustainable farming and social inclusion practices.

Partner with us

By partnering with IFC, agribusiness clients can improve their operations, bottom line, and social impact, as well as decrease negative impact on the environment. IFC's Sustainable Crop Production Platform offers a comprehensive package of solutions that includes assessments, design and implementation of necessary interventions, and ways to ensure long-term results.

Project Assessments

  • Rapid Assessment
    • Climate
    • Soil
    • Water
    • Agronomy
    • Nutritional Status
  • Site Suitability Analysis
  • Deep-dive:
    • Client survey
    • Farmer needs assessment
    • In-field analysis

Client Support

  • Project design and supervision
  • Customized training
    • Soil management
    • Irrigation and water management
    • Crop-specific agronomy
    • Farmer nutrition
  • Reducing carbon footprint:
    • Soil carbon sequestration
    • Agroforestry solutions
    • Methane emissions in rice production
    • Farm management practices
  • Standard Operating Procedures


IFC Soil and Water Platform

IFC’s Sustainable Crop Advisory Platform is funded from IFC’s own reinvestment and by Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), Global Environment Facility’s Good Growth Partnership (GGP) BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes.

IFC-IFAD Irrigation Handbook: Investing in small-scale irrigation for climate resilient and food secure future

This webinar introduce the IFC-IFAD Handbook for Scaling Irrigation Systems and discuss the key insights drawn from combined experiences of IFC and IFAD in promoting and expanding access to irrigation.