Welcome to the Association for International Agriculture
and Rural Development!
AIARD is an association of U.S.- and internationally-based members who have devoted their careers to global agricultural development and hunger alleviation. AIARD members are development professionals from universities, non-governmental organizations, private sector firms, consulting companies, government and donor agencies, and foundations. The association represents the extensive disciplinary base of agricultural and related social science skills necessary to carry out global agricultural development and hunger alleviation programs.
Join us for the 2015 AIARD Annual Conference May 31-June 2 in Washington, DC
AUGUST 2015 AIARD Newsletter Now Available
The latest issue of the AIARD Newsletter is now available. Read the newsletter here.
AIARD Launches Future Leaders Scholarship Fund
The Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) announced today the establishment of a scholarship fund to support the advanced education of outstanding students in the field of international agriculture and rural development. Read more...
AIARD Announces 2015 Future Leaders
AIARD is pleased to announce it's 2015 class of AIARD Future Leaders Forum participants. AIARD awards twelve FLF scholarships annually, on a competitive basis, to students who have shown a demonstrated interest and outstanding record in addressing international agriculture and rural development issues and their solutions. These outstanding students will attend the 2015 AIARD Annual Conference and will visit a variety of NGOs, USAID and consulting firms to gain insight into career opportunities in international agriculture and rural development. Congratulations to these outstanding students. Read more...
International Ag Week Reception
On June 3, please join over 200 of your peers in agriculture, technology, and development at a very special reception.
We will be celebrating the first ever International Agriculture Week, which combines the AIARD 51st Annual Conference, the MEAS Symposium 2015, and ICTforAg, with hands-on demos of cool technology, drink in hand.
AIARD's 2015-16 Corporate Sponsors
AIARD's 2015-16 Sustaining Members