International Fund for Agricultural Development


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International Fund for Agricultural Development

(IFAD), specialized agency of the United Nations with headquarters in Rome, Italy. IFAD grew out of the 1974 World Food Conference; it was established in 1977 and has 165 member nations. The IFAD's mandate is to combat hunger and rural poverty in developing countries through agricultural projects that mainly attempt to improve productivity. The agency seeks to increase the rural poor's access to financial services, markets, technology, land, and other natural resources. Its varied programs, which introduce new strategies and expand existing techniques, are aimed at such groups as small farmers, landless rural residents, nomadic pastoralists, small-scale fishermen, and poor rural women.
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Financier address : International Fund for Agricultural Development
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has issued a warning that most Arab countries are heading towards severe water shortages, the pan-Arab daily AL HAYAT reported Friday.
A recent small holder farmer's conference organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Strengthening Support Capacity for Enhanced Market Access and Knowledge (SCAPEMA) held in Kampala, attributed unstable coffee trends to government's failure to control middlemen exploiting farmers by buying the product at low prices before re-selling it to non-licensed traders at exorbitantly high prices.
By the end of 1977 it had extended 71 loans to 58 developing countries as well as channelling donations from its Member Countries to other development institutions including the IMF Trust Fund and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
The United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) already sees the PRC as a future large-scale producer of organic raw materials and products.
Grenada has received financial assistance from the Caribbean Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development toward the cost of the Grenada Rural Enterprise Project.
Agrisystems, the small British agricultural development company where he works, had been asked to advise the international Fund for Agricultural Development on how to spend $6 million in Bosnia.
19 Kyodo North Korea expects its crop production this year to increase by 20% from last year, a senior official of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said Tuesday.
He was also vice president and CFO for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations headquartered in Rome, Italy, where he managed a $2.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development said Monday that migrant workers in Russia sent home the most in 2014 at $20.
26(Saba)- Yemen has received the Gender Award from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
The day is celebrated widely by many other organisations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
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